Outliers

Characters

Figures mentioned include:

  • The Beatles
  • Joseph Flom
  • Christopher Langan
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • Bill Gates
  • Steve Ballmer
  • Paul Allen
  • Steve Jobs
  • Regina Borgenicht
  • Louis Borgenicht
  • Louise Farkas, sociologist looking at children of people like the Borgenichts.
  • Ted Friedman, lawyer.
  • Barry Garfinkel
  • Bill Joy, American computer scientist, co-founder of Sun Microsystems.
  • Herbert Wachtell, Corporate lawyer, founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
  • Martin Lipton, Corporate lawyer, founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
  • Leonard Rosen, Corporate lawyer, founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
  • George Katz, Corporate lawyer, founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
  • Samuel Howard, resident of Harlan County, Kentucky.
  • William Turner, resident of Harlan County, Kentucky.

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