The black swan : the impact of the highly improbable
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New York : Random House, [2010].
Edition
Second edition.
Physical Desc
xxxiii, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 003.54 TALEB 2010

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English
ISBN
9781400063512, 1400063515

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"Originally published in trade paperback by Random House, in 2010. The first edition of this work was published in hardcover by Random House, in 2007"--Title page verso.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [401]-429) and index.
Description
Examines the role of the unexpected, discussing why improbable events are not anticipated or understood properly, and how humans rationalize the black swan phenomenon to make it appear less random.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Taleb, N. N. (2010). The black swan: the impact of the highly improbable (Second edition.). Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, 1960-. 2010. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. New York: Random House.

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Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, 1960-. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable New York: Random House, 2010.

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Taleb, Nassim Nicholas. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable Second edition., Random House, 2010.

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