Hadley Park Branch Library is closed Saturday, October 19.

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
(OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(10)
4 star
 
(9)
3 star
 
(5)
2 star
 
(2)
1 star
 
(0)
Published:
Hachette Book Group 2013
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Status:
Checked Out
Description

We all know that underdogs can win—that's what the David versus Goliath legend tells us, and we've seen it with our own eyes. Or have we? In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell, with his unparalleled ability to grasp connections others miss, uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty, the powerful and the dispossessed. Gladwell examines the battlefields of Northern Ireland and Vietnam, takes us into the minds of cancer researchers and civil rights leaders, and digs into the dynamics of successful and unsuccessful classrooms all in an attempt to demonstrate how fundamentally we misunderstand the true meaning of advantages and disadvantages. When is a traumatic childhood a good thing? When does a disability leave someone better off? Do you really want your child to go to the best school he or she can get into? Why are the childhoods of people at the top of one profession after another marked by deprivation and struggle?

Also in This Series
Formats
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Works on MP3 Players, PCs, and Macs. Some mobile devices may require an application to be installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Street Date:
10/01/2013
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781478980469
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Malcolm Gladwell. (2013). David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Unabridged Hachette Book Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Malcolm Gladwell. 2013. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Hachette Book Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Malcolm Gladwell, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Hachette Book Group, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Malcolm Gladwell. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Unabridged Hachette Book Group, 2013.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection90

There are 2 holds on this title.

Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
80caea74-e6a8-d4e1-ab56-ee6419f35486
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Oct 09, 2013 09:09:18
Date Updated:
Oct 18, 2019 05:12:30
Last Metadata Check:
Oct 18, 2019 05:12:36
Last Metadata Change:
Oct 13, 2019 06:57:50
Last Availability Check:
Oct 18, 2019 05:12:36
Last Availability Change:
Oct 18, 2019 04:41:28
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Oct 18, 2019 23:13:39

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0887-1/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0887-1/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0887-1/F50/76B/09/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0887-1/F50/76B/09/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781478980469
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781478980469
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
mediaType
Audiobook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Malcolm Gladwell
title
David and Goliath
dateAdded
2013-10-08T16:43:00-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=239&titleID=1372629
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Nashville Public Library (TN)
          • id: 1351
sortTitle
David and Goliath Underdogs Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants
crossRefId
1372629
subtitle
Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
id
f5076b09-3634-4d06-8432-0fa3207be5ee
starRating
4.2

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: DavidandGoliath9781478980469
      • partCount: 7
      • fileSize: 201914299
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781478980469
      • rights:
            • type: PlayOnPC
            • value: 1
            • type: PlayOnPCCount
            • value: -1
            • type: BurnToCD
            • value: 1
            • type: BurnToCDCount
            • value: -1
            • type: PlayOnPM
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToNonSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferCount
            • value: -1
            • type: CollaborativePlay
            • value: 0
            • type: PublicPerformance
            • value: 0
            • type: TranscodeToAAC
            • value: 1
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • onSaleDate: 11/28/2013
      • samples:
            • source: Introduction
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/0887-1/1372629-DavidAndGoliath.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/0887-1/1372629-DavidAndGoliath.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: DavidandGoliath9781478980469
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 201884731
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781478980469
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 10/01/2013
      • samples:
            • source: Introduction
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/0887-1/1372629-DavidAndGoliath.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/0887-1/1372629-DavidAndGoliath.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Gladwell, Malcolm
      • bioText: Malcolm Gladwell is a staff writer for The New Yorker. He was formerly a business and science reporter at the Washington Post.
      • name: Malcolm Gladwell
imprint
Hachette Book Group
publishDate
2013-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
edition
Unabridged
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
David and Goliath
fullDescription

We all know that underdogs can win—that's what the David versus Goliath legend tells us, and we've seen it with our own eyes. Or have we? In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell, with his unparalleled ability to grasp connections others miss, uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty, the powerful and the dispossessed. Gladwell examines the battlefields of Northern Ireland and Vietnam, takes us into the minds of cancer researchers and civil rights leaders, and digs into the dynamics of successful and unsuccessful classrooms all in an attempt to demonstrate how fundamentally we misunderstand the true meaning of advantages and disadvantages. When is a traumatic childhood a good thing? When does a disability leave someone better off? Do you really want your child to go to the best school he or she can get into? Why are the childhoods of people at the top of one profession after another marked by deprivation and struggle?

popularity
22796
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BFAIAAA2J/products/f5076b09-3634-4d06-8432-0fa3207be5ee/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
f5076b09-3634-4d06-8432-0fa3207be5ee
starRating
4.2
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0887-1/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0887-1/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0887-1/F50/76B/09/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0887-1/F50/76B/09/{F5076B09-3634-4D06-8432-0FA3207BE5EE}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Psychology
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDateText
10/01/2013
mediaType
Audiobook
shortDescription

We all know that underdogs can win—that's what the David versus Goliath legend tells us, and we've seen it with our own eyes. Or have we? In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell, with his unparalleled ability to grasp connections others miss, uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty, the powerful and the dispossessed. Gladwell examines the battlefields of Northern Ireland and Vietnam, takes us into the minds of cancer researchers and civil rights leaders, and digs into the dynamics of successful and unsuccessful classrooms all in an attempt to demonstrate how fundamentally we misunderstand the true meaning of advantages and disadvantages. When is a traumatic childhood a good thing? When does a disability leave someone better off? Do you really want your child to go to the best school he or she can get into? Why are the childhoods of people at the top of one profession after another marked by deprivation and struggle?

sortTitle
David and Goliath Underdogs Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants
crossRefId
1372629
awards
      • source: Audio Publishers Association
      • value: Audie Award
      • source: The New York Times
      • value: The New York Times Best Seller List
subtitle
Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
publisher
Hachette Book Group