David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants / Malcolm Gladwell.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Florence - Main Library||155.24 Gladwell (Text)||33172005387244||Adult Non-fiction||Checked out||03/17/2015|
- ISBN: 9780316204361 (hc)
- ISBN: 9780316251785 (sc)
- Physical Description: ix, 305 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 
|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.
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