Praise for the Second Edition “This book should be an essential part of the personallibrary of every practicingstatistician.”—Technometrics Thoroughly revised and updated, the new edition of NonparametricStatistical Methods includes additional modern topics andprocedures, more practical data sets, and new problems fromreal-life situations. The book continues to emphasize theimportance of nonparametric methods as a significant branch ofmodern statistics and equips readers with the conceptual andtechnical skills necessary to select and apply the appropriateprocedures for any given situation. Written by leading statisticians, Nonparametric StatisticalMethods, Third Edition provides reader...
After graduating from university, Eric thinks that it's time to get away from formal education. He heads off to France on his own chosen adventure. Eric is a happy-go-lucky guy at heart, and quite content to find work on a French chicken farm belonging to a farmer named Pierre. From the very first day, however, things go wrong. Eric makes one mistake after another, and knows that this is costing Pierre money. Being a perfectionist, he is harder on himself for messing up than his stern boss. He begins to feel that he can do nothing right and broods all day long over his errors. He begins to wonder if he should just pack up and go home, but being a quitter doesn't sit right with him. At the en...
A Study Guide for Eric Schlosser's "Chew on This," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Newsmakers for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Newsmakers for Students for all of your research needs.
Mel just got dumped by her boyfriend of four years. She might cry for a little while, but she's determined to find Mr. Right because she's got to get some use out of her infamous birthing hips. So what happens when she's found Mr. Right and her ex-boyfriend shows back up? Love, Life, and Chicken Pot Pie is a sweet, contemporary romance short story (5,000 words). Keywords: contemporary romance, contemporary romance short story, new adult romance short story, sweet romance short story, romantic comedy, romcom, humor, chick lit, holiday, doctor, teacher, ex-boyfriend, contemporary love story, sweet love story, new adult love story, flirt, crush
Do you like to go on family vacations? Eric, Mindy and Cindy drive with their mom and dad to the Catskill Mountains where they spend the entire summer at a family resort. Their dad plays accordion in the Pleasant View Lodge dance trio. The saxophone player, whom everyone calls Peter, has two older daughters Rosemary and Leona. Together the five children organize their own special club called the Chicken Coup Gang. What do you do at a summer resort? Eric, Mindy and Cindy come up with the funniest and sometimes most daring adventures ever dreamed up by kids on vacation. The land of old Rip Van Winkle is now gripped with action as the Chicken Coup Gang challenges the guests of the lodge with spoon diving contests, masquerade balls, talent shows, softball games, horseback riding, ghosts of the civil war and much more. Join the gang and their families as they turn a normal vacation experience into something bigger and better than the movies.
Searching for The One? This collection of stories from men and women about dating - the good, the bad, the ugly - will encourage you, support you, and make you laugh as you navigate the dating game. This fun new book about dating - whether it sparked a lifelong love or a laugh with friends - will give you a boost as you search for your soul mate. Read about how couples met, good and bad dates, maintaining the relationship, second chances, the Internet, and all the other ups and downs of dating, love, and romance. For men and women from 21 to 91.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog’s Life honors all the memorable ages and stages of our lovable canine’s lives. Readers will laugh, cry, nod along with these heartwarming and inspiring stories. It’s a dog’s life. From puppyhood antics to the twilight years and saying goodbye, Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Dog’s Life captures the entire experience of living through the natural life cycle with our dogs, with special attention to senior dogs and grieving. All dog lovers will laugh, cry, and recognize themselves and their furry friends in these heartwarming and inspiring stories.
The definitive, hilarious guide to why Jewish men make the best dates, where to snag a hot mensch, and how to win his mother's heart After all, she's molded him into the cutest little Oedipus complex you've ever met. Could you show some appreciation? With humor and emotion, Kristina Grish celebrates the terrific intricacies of multilayered, interfaith relationships in this girl-meets-boy dating guide. She waxes poetic about why Jewish men are great boyfriend material: They're smart, entrepreneurial, generous, doting, and funny. They love to eat, and they're passionate in bed. Sure, their neuroses have neuroses. But isn't it nice to know there are guys out there who analyze relationships more than you do? Chapters such as "Why Choose the Chosen Ones?," "The First Shtup," and "Talk Yiddish to Me" detail how a sexy Shiksa can meet, date, and love a nice Jewish boy of her own.
Whether single, separated or someone's spouse, everyone wants to find and keep this elusive thing called love. Bestselling author and foremost relationship expert Barbara De Angelis teams up as a co-author of Chicken Soup for the Couple's Soul, a collection of heartwarming stories about how real people discovered true love with the person of their dreams.