David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants / Malcolm Gladwell.

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  • 11 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 0 copies at Dorchester County Library.

Current holds

3 current holds with 29 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - St. George Main Library 155.24 GLA (Text) 30018004425985 Adult New Books Checked out 08/01/2014
Dorchester - Summerville Branch 155.24 GLA (Text) 30018004565087 Adult New Books Checked out 07/31/2014

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316204361 (hc)
  • ISBN: 9780316251785 (sc)
  • Physical Description: ix, 305 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Goliath: "Am I a dog that you should come to me with sticks?" -- Pt. 1: The advantages of disadvantages (and the disadvantages of advantages). Vivek Ranadiv:̌ "It was really random. I mean, my father had never played basketball before" ; Teresa DeBrito: "My largest class was twenty-nine kids. Oh, it was fun" ; Caroline Sacks: "If I'd gone to the University of Maryland, I'd still be in science" -- Pt. 2: The theory of desirable difficulty. David Boies: "You wouldn't wish dyslexia on your child. Or would you?" ; Emil "]ay" Freireich: "How Jay did it, I don't know" ; Wyatt Walker: "De rabbit is de slickest o' all de animals de Lawd ever made" -- Pt. 3: The limits of power. Rosemary Lawlor: "I wasn't born that way. This was forced upon me" ; Wilma Derksen: "We have all done something dreadful in our lives, or have felt the urge to" ; Andr Ťrocm:̌ "We feel obliged to tell you that there are among us a certain number of Jews."
Summary, etc.: Uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty, and the powerful and the dispossessed.
Subject: Motivation (Psychology)
Struggle > Psychological aspects.
Opportunity.
Success.