David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants
(Large Print)

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New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
Format
Large Print
Edition
Large Print edition.
ISBN
9780316239851 (lg. print : hardcover), 0316239852 (lg. print : hardcover)
Physical Desc
x, 512 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 21 cm
Status
Burleson Public Library - Nonfiction  1 available
LP 302 Gladwel 2013

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English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-512).
Description
This book uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty and the powerful and the dispossessed. In it the author challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks. He begins with the real story of what happened between the giant and the shepherd boy (David and Goliath) those many years ago. From there, the book examines Northern Ireland's Troubles, the minds of cancer researchers and civil rights leaders, murder and the high costs of revenge, and the dynamics of successful and unsuccessful classrooms, all to demonstrate how much of what is beautiful and important in the world arises from what looks like suffering and adversity.--Publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, M. (2013). David and Goliath: underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants (Large Print edition.). Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-. 2013. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, Malcolm. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants Large Print edition., Little, Brown and Company, 2013.

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