"A powerful commentary on those who rise above adversity, achieving counterintuitive results, and sometimes using unconventional strategies.
Gladwell asks the question of wether going to a top school, with a high bar for acceptance, is a rational goal-is it better to be a little fish in a big pond, or a big fish in a little pond?
He also identifies common threads in the backgrounds of those whose achievements he studied-what is common among British Prime ministers, leaders of causes, those who do not fold under pressure?
A thought-provoking and enjoyable read!!"
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