- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Pan (2 April 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0330511602
- ISBN-13: 978-0330511605
- Product Dimensions: 13 x 2.5 x 19.7 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (327 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 145,848 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
59 Seconds: Think a little, change a lot Paperback – 2 Apr 2010
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