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Author Anderegg, David, 1953-
Title Nerds [ebook] : who they are and why we need more of them / David Anderegg
Publisher New York, NY : J.P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2008
Descript 1 online resource (286 p.)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : the nerd dilemma or why Ashton Kutcher is your kid's worst nightmare -- The field guide to nerds or why nerds are so gay -- Math scores and economic ills or why you need to go to India to find an engineer -- Old themes and new twists or why Ichabod Crane will never get laid -- They can't help it, they're just sick or how better treatment might help cure Bill Gates -- The Seinfeld axiom or why nerds know advanced calculus but can't get to first base -- The geek squad or why you're not grateful to the guy who fixes your computer -- They're not ugly, they just need a makeover or why they think no one can see the tape on their glasses -- I'm not boring you, am I? Or what is this thing called the silmarillion? -- Welcome to my persecution or why the George Bush/Al Gore contest was a Jungian's dream -- Conclusion : the nerd you save
Subject Gifted children -- United States -- Social conditions
Children with social disabilities -- United States
Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- United States
Prejudices -- United States
Popular culture -- United States
Genre Electronic books
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9781101470800 (electronic bk.)
1101470801 (electronic bk.)
9781101479148 (electronic bk.)
1101479140 (electronic bk.)

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