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David and Goliath
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Malcolm Gladwell

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Title: David and Goliath

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ISBN: 9780316204385

Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient, 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 have won. Or should he have? In, Malcolm Gladwell 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. Gladwell begins with the story of what happened between the giant and the shepherd boy those many years ago. From there, 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. In the tradition of Gladwell's previous bestsellers---,, and draws upon history, psychology, and powerful storytelling to reshape the way we think of the world around us.

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