Outliers: The Story of Success The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell
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Outliers: The Story of Success

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

Narrator: Malcolm Gladwell

Unabridged: 7 hr 17 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 11/18/2008

Genre: Psychology - Social Psychology

Synopsis

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing. Along the way he explains the secrets of software billionaires, what it takes to be a great soccer player, why Asians are good at math, and what made the Beatles the greatest rock band.Brilliant and entertaining, Outliers is a landmark work that will simultaneously delight and illuminate.

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