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- 21 copies at SC LENDS. (Show)
- 2 copies at Florence County Library System.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Florence - Johnsonville Branch||302 Gladwell (Text)||33172004763403||Adult Non-fiction||Available||-|
|Florence - Main Library||302 Gladwell (Text)||33172004459671||Adult Non-fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0316017922
- ISBN: 9780316017923 (hc)
- ISBN: 0316036692
- ISBN: 9780316036696 (hc)
- Physical Description: 309 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -296) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Introduction: The Roseto mystery -- Opportunity. The Matthew effect (Matthew 25:29) -- The 10,000 hour rule -- The trouble with geniuses -- The three lessons of Joe Flom -- Harlan, Kentucky -- The ethnic theory of plane crashes -- Rice paddies and math tests -- Marita's bargain -- A Jamaican story.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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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