Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know
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New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
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First edition., Large print edition.
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xii, 623 (large print) : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Downtown Reno Library - Adult Nonfiction - Large Print Shelf  2 available
LP 302 GLADWE 2019
Northwest Reno Library - Adult Nonfiction - Large Print Shelf  1 available
LP 302 GLADWE 2019
South Valleys Library - Adult Nonfiction - Large Print Shelf  2 available
LP 302 GLADWE 2019

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English
ISBN
9780316535571

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 569-623).
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Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers--and why they often go wrong. How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn't true? Talking to Strangers is a classically Gladwellian intellectual adventure, a challenging and controversial excursion through history, psychology, and scandals taken straight from the news. He revisits the deceptions of Bernie Madoff, the trial of Amanda Knox, the suicide of Sylvia Plath, the Jerry Sandusky pedophilia scandal at Penn State University, and the death of Sandra Bland---throwing our understanding of these and other stories into doubt. Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know. And because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world. In his first book since his #1 bestseller, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell has written a gripping guidebook for troubled times.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, M. (2019). Talking to strangers: what we should know about the people we don't know (First edition.). Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-. 2019. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know. New York: Little, Brown and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gladwell, Malcolm. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know First edition., Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

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