David and Goliath (Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants) by Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath (Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants) by Malcolm Gladwell

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OVERVIEW

Explore the power of the underdog in Malcolm Gladwell's dazzling examination of success, motivation, and the role of adversity in shaping our lives.


Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more 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 improbable and miraculous. He shouldn't have won.

Or should he have?

In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwellchallenges 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.

PRODUCT INFO

  • Publisher : Back Bay Books; 1st edition (April 1, 2015)
  • Language: : English
  • Paperback : 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0316204374
  • Item Weight : 11.4 ounces