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  • Published: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, p2008.
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book on CD

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  • 9781600243912 :
  • 1600243916 :
  • 9781600243912


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Outliers : the story of success

by Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-

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Where To Find It

Call number: BOCD 302 Gl

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

Additional Details


Compact discs.

Read by the author.

The best-selling author of Blink identifies the qualities of successful people, posing theories about the cultural, family, and idiosyncratic factors that shape high achievers, in a resource that covers such topics as the secrets of software billionaires, why certain cultures are associated with better academic performance, and why the Beatles earned their fame.

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There are few flukes, success does not come easily nor is it overnight.
In pretty much every case there are outside factors that contribute, or else it is dedicated work towards the goal.
If I were a sports coach, I would read and then reread the lessons from the hockey teams- what an edge to assembling a winning team: When is your birthday?


cool cover neat


Some of the concepts were interesting, but it was a bit heavy handed and not very engaging.


The information presented was interesting if a little too scientific for me. It did make me rethink our current educational system. The audiobook reinforced the idea of working hard and being in the right place at the right time.

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