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Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

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ISBN 10: 0060889578 / 0-06-088957-8
ISBN 13: 9780060889579
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Hardcover
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In a follow-up to the best-seller Freakonomics, the authors offer a new analysis that is bigger, more provocative, and sure to challenge the way readers think all over again. 750,000 first printing.

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"In SUPERFREAKONOMICS, the follow-up to their 4-million-selling Freakonomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have fired yet another provocative salvo at conventional wisdom....The results are, expectedly, fascinating....SUPERFREAKONOMICS' 220 pages are breezy and casual, its musings perfect for cocktail-party fodder. An afternoon with Levitt and Dubner's book will transform you into the most interesting person in the room that evening."

Simon Maxwell Apter, National Public Radio, 11/02/2009

 

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