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Farm Stall To Farm Stall - A Food Lover's Guide To Farm Stalls And Markets In South Africa (Paperback): Jennifer Stern Farm Stall To Farm Stall - A Food Lover's Guide To Farm Stalls And Markets In South Africa (Paperback)
Jennifer Stern
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Farm Stall To Farm Stall is a collection of the best farm stalls and markets for food lovers and avid farm stall trawlers in South Africa.

Each farm stall has been individually visited and researched, and ratings are given on the best coffee, tea and local fare. There are also recipes for several of the delectable delights! The book lists accommodation in the area, the nearest town, child and pet friendly ratings, contact details and operating hours for all the farm stalls.

Farm stalls are listed according to the route on which they are found, and the handy quickfinder and overview maps will enable you to plan your stop.

At the back of the book you will find a list of annual markets and festivals as well as what to expect from each, with handy websites and contact details.

The book is an absolute necessity for any food lover who wants good, wholesome food and delicacies as well as meeting the local people and buying quality local products.

Howard Stern Comes Again (Hardcover): Howard Stern Howard Stern Comes Again (Hardcover)
Howard Stern 1
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Howard Stern's first book in more than twenty years, Howard Stern Comes Again, will be published by Simon & Schuster on 16 May 2019.

The 15:17 to Paris - The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train and Three American Heroes (Paperback, Film tie-in edition): Anthony... The 15:17 to Paris - The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train and Three American Heroes (Paperback, Film tie-in edition)
Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone; As told to Jeffrey E Stern 1
R216 R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Save R63 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The 15:17 to Paris is an amazing true story of friendship and bravery, of near terrorist attack averted by three young men who found the heroic unity and strength inside themselves at the moment when they, and 500 other innocent travellers, needed it most. An ISIS terrorist planned to kill more than 500 people. He would have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear. On August 21, 2015, Ayoub El-Khazzani boarded train #9364 in Brussels, bound for Paris. There could be no doubt about his mission: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on board. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed his weapons. Another major ISIS attack was about to begin. Khazzani wasn't expecting Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone. Stone was a martial arts enthusiast and airman first class in the US Air Force, Skarlatos was a member of the Oregon National Guard, and all three were fearless. But their decision, to charge the gunman, then overpower him even as he turned first his gun, then his knife, on Stone, depended on a lifetime of loyalty, support, and faith. Their friendship was forged as they came of age together in California: going to church, playing paintball, teaching each other to swear, and sticking together when they got in trouble at school. Years later, that friendship would give all of them the courage to stand in the path of one of the world's deadliest terrorist organizations. The 15:17 to Paris is an amazing true story of friendship and bravery, of near tragedy averted by three young men who found the heroic unity and strength inside themselves at the moment when they, and 500 other innocent travellers, needed it most.

The Smurfs/The Smurfs 2 (English & Foreign language, DVD): Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Hank Azaria, Jonathan Winters, Katy... The Smurfs/The Smurfs 2 (English & Foreign language, DVD)
Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Hank Azaria, Jonathan Winters, Katy Perry, … 1
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Double bill of children's features that mix CGI animation and live action to follow the adventures of the Smurfs. In 'The Smurfs' (2011) after being chased by dark wizard Gargamel (Hank Azaria), the Smurfs find themselves transported from their village in the Middle Ages to modern-day New York. There they seek shelter in the home of Patrick Winslow (Neil Patrick Harris) and his wife, Grace (Jayma Mays), but with Gargamel on the loose, the Smurfs are running out of time to get back to their village. In 'The Smurfs 2' (2013) when Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette (voice of Katy Perry) and steals her away to Paris, the rest of the Smurf gang team up with their human friends Patrick and Grace to try and retrieve her from his clutches. However, with Smurfette the key to Gargamel's plans to transform his latest minions, the Naughties (voiced by Christina Ricci and J.B. Smoove), into Smurfs, this will be no simple task - not least because Smurfette seems rather taken by the Naughties...

By Night Vol. 2 (Paperback): John Allison By Night Vol. 2 (Paperback)
John Allison; Illustrated by Christine Larsen; As told to Sarah Stern
R258 R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Save R95 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Two estranged childhood best friends unexpectedly travel through a portal into another, spookier world where they attempt to create the greatest documentary of all time. Jane Langstaff and Heather Meadows have been to the other side...and now it's just a question of how to bring proof back home with them. And then there's the question of how the portal got there in the first place...and whether or not the town of Spectrum, South Dakota is safe, or monsters are about to start pouring through to our world. Not to mention, with Gardt facing the consequences for Jane and Heather's invasion, have the girls actually been the monsters all along? From Eisner Award nominee John Allison (Giant Days, Scary Go Round), and artist Christine Larsen (Adventure Time), join Jane and Heather as they journey into Eidolon and a mystical world of adventure and laughs!

Howard Stern Comes Again (Hardcover): Howard Stern Howard Stern Comes Again (Hardcover)
Howard Stern 1
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Mr Popper's Penguins/Marmaduke (English, Spanish, Italian, DVD): Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Madeline... Mr Popper's Penguins/Marmaduke (English, Spanish, Italian, DVD)
Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Madeline Carroll, Ophelia Lovibond, … 1
R57 Discovery Miles 570 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

A double-bill of comedies. In 'Mr Popper's Penguins' (2011) Tom Popper (Jim Carrey) is a business executive who has become disillusioned with the daily grind. But when he unexpectedly inherits six penguins, his life is transformed into a series of madcap adventures as he finally gets the excuse to indulge his childhood hankering for polar exploration. In the part live action, part CGI-animated 'Marmaduke' (2010) the Winslow family move from Kansas to Orange County, California together with their goofy, accident-prone Great Dane, Marmaduke (voiced by Owen Wilson), who soon experiences all kinds of trouble fitting in with his new canine neighbours.

The Hunger Games Set - 'The Hunger Games' (2012) / "Catching Fire' (2013/ "Mockingjay - Part 1' (2014)... The Hunger Games Set - 'The Hunger Games' (2012) / "Catching Fire' (2013/ "Mockingjay - Part 1' (2014) (DVD)
Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Sam Claflin, Josh Hutcherson, Stanley Tucci, …
R63 Discovery Miles 630 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

The first three films of the sci-fi action series based on the novels of Suzanne Collins' trilogy.

In 'The Hunger Games' (2012) Jennifer Lawrence stars as 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, a citizen of the totalitarian post-apocalyptic country of Panem, formerly the United States. Every year, the all-powerful ruling agency known as the Capitol selects one boy and one girl from each of Panem's 12 impoverished rival districts to fight to the death on live national television in a contest known as 'The Hunger Games', in which the winner is given food to feed their entire district for a year. When her younger sister Primrose (Willow Shields) is selected as a contestant, Katniss steps up to take her place. Under the tutelage of inebriated former champion Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), Katniss goes into training for the fight of her life.

In 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' (2013), fresh from her triumph in the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Katniss, along with fellow winner Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), returns home to District 12 for some much-needed rest. But soon after, while on a 'Victory Tour' of the other districts, she becomes aware of growing dissent to the Capitol's rule, and realises that rebellion is in the air. As Panem prepares itself for the third 'Quarter Quell' (75th Hunger Games), autocratic ruler President Coriolanus Snow (Donald Sutherland), still smarting from the Capitol's humiliation in the last games, stacks the deck to ensure that the upcoming tournament will wipe out any resistance from the districts.

In 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' (2014), in the aftermath of the 75th Hunger Games, Katniss finds herself in the underground District 13, struggling to adjust to her new life and role as the 'Mockingjay' in the rebellion against the Capitol and President Snow. Meanwhile, her friend and fellow Games victor Peeta is in the hands of the Capitol, where he is tortured and brainwashed. Katniss soon realises that to save the ones she loves she will have to join the revolt, led by President Coin (Julianne Moore), and become a symbol of hope for the rebels. With help from her friends and allies, including Haymitch Abernathy, Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth), Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks) and Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Katniss sets out to bring down the Capitol and President Snow once and for all.

Las Vegas: Season 4 (DVD): James Caan, Josh Duhamel, Vanessa Marcil, Nikki Cox, James Lesure, Molly Sims, Marsha Thomason, Lara... Las Vegas: Season 4 (DVD)
James Caan, Josh Duhamel, Vanessa Marcil, Nikki Cox, James Lesure, …
R111 Discovery Miles 1 110 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

All 17 episodes from the fourth series of the American television drama set in the glamorous and dangerous world of the Las Vegas casinos. Ed Deline (James Caan) is the tough, ex-CIA head of the Montecito Casino surveillance squad, assisted by ex-marine Danny McCoy (Josh Duhamel). Together they ensure the security of one of Vegas' most high-profile casino resorts. Episodes comprise: 'Father Of The Bride Redux', 'Died In Plain Sight', 'The Story Of Owe', 'History Of Violins', 'Delinda's Box' (1), 'Delinda's Box' (2), 'Meatball Montecito', 'White Christmas', 'Wines and Misdemeanors', 'Fleeting Cheating Meeting', 'Wagers Of Sin', 'The Chicken Is Making My Back Hurt', 'Pharaoh 'Nuff', 'The Burning Bedouin', 'Barechested in the Park', 'Junk in the Trunk' and 'Heroes'.

Howard Stern Comes Again (Paperback): Howard Stern Howard Stern Comes Again (Paperback)
Howard Stern 1
R395 R269 Discovery Miles 2 690 Save R126 (32%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Rock stars and rap gods. Comedy legends and A-list actors. Supermodels and centerfolds. Moguls and mobsters. A president.

Over his unrivaled four-decade career in radio, Howard Stern has interviewed thousands of personalities—discussing sex, relationships, money, fame, spirituality, and success with the boldest of bold-faced names. But which interviews are his favorites? It’s one of the questions he gets asked most frequently. Howard Stern Comes Again delivers his answer.

This book is a feast of conversation and more, as between the lines Stern offers his definitive autobiography—a magnum opus of confession and personal exploration. Tracy Morgan opens up about his near-fatal car crash. Lady Gaga divulges her history with cocaine. Madonna reminisces on her relationship with Tupac Shakur. Bill Murray waxes philosophical on the purpose of life. Jerry Seinfeld offers a master class on comedy. Harvey Weinstein denies the existence of the so-called casting couch. An impressive array of creative visionaries weigh in on what Stern calls “the climb”—the stories of how they struggled and eventually prevailed. As he writes in the introduction, “If you’re having trouble finding motivation in life and you’re looking for that extra kick in the ass, you will find it in these pages.”

Interspersed throughout are rare selections from the Howard Stern Show archives with Donald Trump that depict his own climb: transforming from Manhattan tabloid fixture to reality TV star to president of the United States. Stern also tells of his Moby Dick-like quest to land an interview with Hillary Clinton in the run-up to the 2016 election—one of many newly written revelations from the author. He speaks with extraordinary candor about a variety of subjects, including his overwhelming insecurity early in his career, his revolutionary move from terrestrial radio to SiriusXM, and his belief in the power of psychotherapy.

As Stern insightfully notes in the introduction: “The interviews collected here represent my best work and show my personal evolution. But they don’t just show my evolution. Gathered together like this, they show the evolution of popular culture over the past quarter century.”

The Hunger Games (DVD): Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson,... The Hunger Games (DVD)
Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, …
R32 Discovery Miles 320 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

Gary Ross directs this sci-fi action film based on the best-selling novel by Suzanne Collins. Jennifer Lawrence stars as 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, a citizen of the totalitarian post-apocalyptic country of Panem, formerly the United States. Every year, the all-powerful ruling agency known as the Capitol selects one boy and one girl from each of Panem's 12 impoverished rival districts to fight to the death on live national television in a contest known as 'The Hunger Games', in which the winner is given food to feed their entire district for a year. When her younger sister Primrose (Willow Shields) is selected as a contestant, Katniss steps up to take her place in the match. Under the tutelage of inebriated former champion Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), Katniss goes into training for the fight of her life.

ISIS - The State of Terror (Paperback): Jessica Stern, JM Berger ISIS - The State of Terror (Paperback)
Jessica Stern, JM Berger 1
R264 R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Save R97 (37%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The first major book on ISIS to be published since the group exploded on the international stage in summer 2014. Drawing on their unusual access to intelligence sources and material, law enforcement, and groundbreaking research into open source intelligence, Stern and Berger outline the origins of ISIS as the formidable terrorist group it has quickly become. `State of Terror' delves into the `ghoulish pornography' of pro-jihadi videos, the seductive appeal of `jihadi chic' and the startling effectiveness of the Islamic State's use of social media as a means of luring and recruiting citizens from countries such as the United States, Great Britain, and France-using recent examples such as Douglas McCain, the American citizen from Minnesota who joined ISIS and died in combat fighting on the side of the Islamic State. Although the picture Stern and Berger paint is bleak, `State of Terror' also offers well-informed thoughts on potential government responses to ISIS - most importantly, emphasizing that we must alter our present conceptions of terrorism and react to the rapidly changing jihadi landscape, both online and off, as quickly as the terrorists do. `State of Terror: Jihad in the 21st Century' is not only a compelling account of the evolution of a terrorist organization, but also a necessary book that attempts to answer the question of what our next move - as a country, as a government, as the world - should be.

Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Spider-man Redux (Paperback): Stan Lee, Roger Stern Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Spider-man Redux (Paperback)
Stan Lee, Roger Stern 1
R492 R397 Discovery Miles 3 970 Save R95 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Santa Claus - The Movie (Blu-ray disc): David Huddleston, Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith, John Barrard, Judy... Santa Claus - The Movie (Blu-ray disc)
David Huddleston, Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, Burgess Meredith, John Barrard, …
R77 Discovery Miles 770 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

Santa Claus sets off to New York to help out a little elf (Dudley Moore). Having been made redundant, the little elf decides to get his own back. He starts to sell all the toy secrets to an evil toy manufacturer.

Mr Popper's Penguins/A Christmas Carol/Miracle On 34th Street (DVD): Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Madeline... Mr Popper's Penguins/A Christmas Carol/Miracle On 34th Street (DVD)
Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Madeline Carroll, George C Scott, … 1
R82 Discovery Miles 820 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

A collection of three festive favourites. In 'Mr Popper's Penguins' (2011), Tom Popper (Jim Carrey) is a business executive who has become disillusioned with the daily grind. But when he unexpectedly inherits six penguins, his life is transformed into a series of madcap adventures as he finally gets the excuse to indulge his childhood hankering for polar exploration. Carla Gugino, Madeline Carroll and Angela Lansbury co-star. In Charles Dickens' classic 'A Christmas Carol' (1984), Ebenezer Scrooge (George C. Scott) is a misanthrope unimpressed by the fuss everyone makes during the festive season. That is, until his sleep is disturbed one Christmas Eve by the ghosts of Christmas past (Angela Pleasence), present (Edward Woodward) and future (Michael Carter), each of which takes him on a journey which helps him to open his heart to his fellow man and to thereby learn the joy of Christmas. Finally, 'Miracle on 34th Street' (1994), is a remake of the 1947 'feel good' classic, telling the heart-warming story of a young girl's desire for a fully-functional family, complete with a father and a baby brother. The girl, Susan, confides in Kris Kringle (Sir Richard Attenborough), the kindly old man who is acting as the grotto Santa in the department store managed by her mother. Kris Kringle, however, believes he is the genuine Santa Claus and this devotion to the cause makes him very popular indeed, leading to record profits for the store. This annoys rival retailers so much that they try to discredit the so-called Santa, leading eventually to a court case in which Kringle and his lawyer try to prove that he is the real thing.

The Frozen Rabbi (Paperback): Steve Stern The Frozen Rabbi (Paperback)
Steve Stern
R280 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R16 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Award-winning novelist Steve Stern s exhilarating epic recounts the story of how a nineteenth-century rabbi from a small Polish town ends up in a basement freezer in a suburban Memphis home at the end of the twentieth century. What happens when an impressionable teenage boy inadvertently thaws out the ancient man and brings him back to life is nothing short of miraculous.
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The Internship/The Watch (DVD): Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, John Goodman, Rose Byrne, Max Minghella, Joanna Garcia, Jessica... The Internship/The Watch (DVD)
Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, John Goodman, Rose Byrne, Max Minghella, … 1
R48 Discovery Miles 480 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

Double bill of US comedies. 'The Internship' (2013) stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as two former salesmen who, never having managed to come to grips with the digital age, are left high and dry when their employer suddenly decides to call it a day. Staking everything on one last throw of the dice, the pair, defying all the odds, somehow manage to get themselves accepted onto a coveted internship at tech giants Google. But will they be able to keep up the facade once they take up their positions? In 'The Watch' (2012) Ben Stiller, Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade play a group of friends who form a neighbourhood watch group. While Evan Trautwig (Stiller), a newcomer to the suburban neighbourhood, may have a legitimate reason for forming a crime watch group following the recent murder of a friend, it is clear that for most of the men ulterior motives are at work. Indeed, Bob Finnerty (Vaughn) seems to spend a lot more time examining the dating habits of his daughter, Chelsea (Erin Moriarty), than he does looking for threats. However, when the men stumble across what appears to be an alien plan to destroy humankind, they understand where their responsibilities lie and set out to counter the threat.

Home Alone/Home Alone 2 /Home Alone 3/Home Alone 4 (DVD): Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Roberts... Home Alone/Home Alone 2 /Home Alone 3/Home Alone 4 (DVD)
Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Roberts Blossom, …
R156 Discovery Miles 1 560 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

A box set containing the original and the 3 sequels to the film that launched Macaulay Culkin's career. In 'Home Alone' (1990) ten-year-old Kevin (Culkin) is banished to his room while his family prepare for a Christmas trip to Europe. He wakes up to find they have inadvertently left without him. Kevin must cope not only with life on his own but also with the threat of two persistent, albeit incompetent, burglars. Meanwhile, his mother vainly tries to find a way to get back home. 'Home Alone 2' (1992) sees Kevin McCallister (Culkin) get separated from his family at Christmas time again. This time, they're in Florida and he's in New York, and the two bumbling gangsters from the first film (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) are out of jail and on Kevin's trail. Whilst in 'Home Alone 3' (1997) a band of hi-tech thieves have stolen a top-secret computer chip, and placed it inside a toy car. However, through a series of mishaps the car finds its way to Alex Pruitt (Alex D. Linz), who is alone at home with the chicken pox. The thieves track Alex down, but their attempts to retrieve the chip are all thwarted by the young whiz-kid. Finally, 'Home Alone 4' (2002) is a made-for-TV film. Kevin McAllister returns (played by Macaulay Culkin look-alike Mike Weinberg) and once again finds himself left alone in an empty house; this time it is a hi-tech safe-house, owned by the girlfriend of his recently divorced father. The house is being used by a royal heir and Kevin (in his usual style) manages to see off potential kidnappers whilst also making sure his parents get back together.

Jewish Holiday Origami (Paperback): Joel Stern Jewish Holiday Origami (Paperback)
Joel Stern; Photographs by David Greenfield
R246 R199 Discovery Miles 1 990 Save R47 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Clearly detailed diagrams and captions explain all the steps for an entire year's worth of holiday projects -- from Chanukah dreidels and a menorah with candles, to Passover pyramids and an image of the Red Sea parting. Great for synagogues, schools, and homes, this easy-to-follow guide offers beginning paperfolders a unique, fun-filled way to celebrate Jewish culture. 24 models.

By Night Vol. 1 (Paperback): John Allison By Night Vol. 1 (Paperback)
John Allison; Illustrated by Christine Larsen; As told to Sarah Stern
R255 R159 Discovery Miles 1 590 Save R96 (38%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

After discovering a mysterious device, Jane and Heather decide try their hand at documentary filmmaking... in another dimension! There's something strange going on in Spectrum, South Dakota. Home to high school best friends Jane Langstaff and Heather Meadows, Spectrum is a boomtown that's long since stopped booming, with nothing to show for its former glory but the abandoned Charleswood Estate, its dwindling sprocket millions, and the story of the disappeared industrialist who founded the place... But deep within Charleswood, unbeknownst to anyone, there is a device called the Eidolon, which can open up a doorway to an otherworldly dimension. And Heather and Jane are about to go knocking. Eisner Award nominee John Allison (Giant Days, Scary Go Round), and artist Christine Larsen (Adventure Time) invite you beyond the Eidolon, to a world of bizarre creatures and fantastical, hilarious adventure.

Cats in Sweaters (Hardcover): Jonah Stern Cats in Sweaters (Hardcover)
Jonah Stern
R121 R100 Discovery Miles 1 000 Save R21 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Dungeons and Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (DVD): Bruce Payne, Mark Dymond, Clemency Burton-Hill, Ellie Chidzey, Tim Stern,... Dungeons and Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (DVD)
Bruce Payne, Mark Dymond, Clemency Burton-Hill, Ellie Chidzey, Tim Stern, …
R39 Discovery Miles 390 Shipped within 9 - 15 working days

Fantasy action adventure sequel based on the phenomenally successful sword and sorcery computer game. Bruce Payne reprises his role as evil sorcerer Damodar, who steals the elemental black orb and declares a sinister plan of vengeance against the kingdom of Ismir. Warrior Berek (Mark Dymond) and sorceress Melora (Clemency Burton-Hill) must now battle against Damodar's army of gruesome creatures to rescue the precious orb. Can they harness their elemental forces - Intelligence, Wisdom, Honour and Strength - to defeat Damodar before he summons the powers of the sleeping black dragon and lays waste to the entire kingdom?

Marvel Visionaries: John Buscema (Paperback): Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Roger Stern, Len Wein Marvel Visionaries: John Buscema (Paperback)
Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Roger Stern, Len Wein; Illustrated by John Buscema
R684 R500 Discovery Miles 5 000 Save R184 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
Meet the Candidates 2020: Cory Booker - A Voter's Guide (Paperback): Scott Dworkin Meet the Candidates 2020: Cory Booker - A Voter's Guide (Paperback)
Scott Dworkin; Compiled by Grant Stern 1
R187 R150 Discovery Miles 1 500 Save R37 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Essential Medical Statistics (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Betty R. Kirkwood, Jonathan A. C. Sterne Essential Medical Statistics (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Betty R. Kirkwood, Jonathan A. C. Sterne
R1,028 R806 Discovery Miles 8 060 Save R222 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

"Blackwell Publishing is delighted to announce that this book has been Highly Commended in the 2004 BMA Medical Book Competition. Here is the judges' summary of this book: "


""This is a technical book on a technical subject but presented in a delightful way. There are many books on statistics for doctors but there are few that are excellent and this is certainly one of them. Statistics is not an easy subject to teach or write about. The authors have succeeded in producing a book that is as good as it can get. For the keen student who does not want a book for mathematicians, this is an excellent first book on medical statistics.""


"Essential Medical Statistics" is a classic amongst medical statisticians. An introductory textbook, it presents statistics with a clarity and logic that demystifies the subject, while providing a comprehensive coverage of advanced as well as basic methods.


The second edition of "Essential Medical Statistics" has been comprehensively revised and updated to include modern statistical methods and modern approaches to statistical analysis, while retaining the approachable and non-mathematical style of the first edition. The book now includes full coverage of the most commonly used regression models, multiple linear regression, logistic regression, Poisson regression and Cox regression, as well as a chapter on general issues in regression modelling. In addition, new chapters introduce more advanced topics such as meta-analysis, likelihood, bootstrapping and robust standard errors, and analysis of clustered data.


Aimed at students of medical statistics, medical researchers, public health practitioners andpractising clinicians using statistics in their daily work, the book is designed as both a teaching and a reference text. The format of the book is clear with highlighted formulae and worked examples, so that all concepts are presented in a simple, practical and easy-to-understand way. The second edition enhances the emphasis on choice of appropriate methods with new chapters on strategies for analysis and measures of association and impact.

"Essential Medical Statistics" is supported by a web site at www.blackwellpublishing.com/essentialmedstats. This useful online resource provides statistical datasets to download, as well as sample chapters and future updates.

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