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David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 155.24 GLA (Text) 36626103490355 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 02/08/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780316204361
  • ISBN: 0316204366
  • Physical Description: print
    ix, 305 pages : illustrations, charts, photographs ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-296) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction. Goliath : "Am I a dog that you should come to me with sticks?" -- Advantages of disadvantages (and the disadvantages of advantages). Vivek Ranadivé : "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." -- Theory of desirable difficulty. David Boies : You wouldn't wish dyslexia on your child. Or would you? ; Emil "Jay" Freireich : "How Jay did it, I don't know." ; Wyatt Walker : "De rabbit is de slickest o' all de animals de Lawd ever made." -- 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." ; André Trocmé : "We feel obliged to tell you that there are among us a certain number of Jews.".
Summary, etc.: Gladwell discusses 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
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