Part Two: LEGACY CHAPTER SIX: Harlan, Kentucky CHAPTER SEVEN: The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes CHAPTER EIGHT: Rice Paddies and Math Tests CHAPTER NINE: Marita’s Bargain EPILOGUE: A Jamaican Story Notes Acknowledgments ALSO BY MALCOLM GLADWELL Blink The Tipping Point For Daisy INTRODUCTION The Roseto Mystery “THESE PEOPLE WERE DYING OF OLD AGE. THAT’S IT.” out·li·er noun 1: something that is situated away from or classed differently from a main or related body 2: a statistical observation that is markedly different in value from the others of the sample 1. Roseto Valfortore lies one...
He’d had to make his way alone, and no one—not rock stars, not professional athletes, not software billionaires, and not even geniuses—ever makes it alone.
his mind and imagination. And in his work, there was a relationship between effort and reward: the longer he and Regina stayed up at night sewing aprons, the more money they made the next day on the streets.