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Audie Award Winner, Non-Fiction, 2014
Malcolm Gladwell, the number-one best-selling writer of The Tipping Level, Blink, Outliers, and What the Canine Noticed, gives his most provocative – and dazzling – guide but.
Three thousand years in the past, on a battlefield in historic Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing greater than a stone and a sling, and ever since then the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David’s victory was inconceivable and miraculous. He should not have received.
Or ought to he have?
In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we take into consideration obstacles and drawbacks, providing a brand new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated in opposition to, or deal with a incapacity, or lose a father or mother, or attend a mediocre college, or undergo from any variety of different obvious setbacks.
Gladwell begins with the actual story of what occurred between the large and the shepherd boy these a few years in the past. From there, David and Goliath examines Northern Eire’s Troubles, the minds of most cancers researchers and civil rights leaders, homicide and the excessive prices of revenge, and the dynamics of profitable and unsuccessful school rooms – all to reveal how a lot of what’s lovely and vital on the planet arises from what appears like struggling and adversity.
Within the custom of Gladwell’s earlier greatest sellers, David and Goliath attracts upon historical past, psychology, and highly effective storytelling to reshape the way in which we take into consideration the world round us.
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