Max The Cat

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Author: Nana Grey-Johnson
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
ISBN: 1631357697
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Max The Cat by Nana Grey-Johnson

Original Title: Max The Cat

In Max the Cat, Max, the son of the district officer, returns to his provincial hometown after qualifying as a teacher. However, Max returns under a cloud. His father is unhappy with reports of his son’s radical political activities at college. This sets the tone of a one-sided relationship: While the son loves his father and holds him in highest regard, the ambitious old politician plots for Max’s removal by any means, fair or foul. The young man’s crusade against official corruption does not sit well with some of the skeletons that his father would rather keep hidden to maintain his privilege and protect his friends. Between these two men there is a woman – a loving stepmother and a faithful wife – who tries to reconcile her stepson and her husband. With quiet faith and patience, she lives with the great irony in their differences arising out of the son’s firm belief in the moral principles his father taught him, while her husband’s own faith in his early teachings has been eroded by complacency and compromise after years in office. Father and son are set on a warpath. Behind the scenes in this struggle, the spirits of their ancestors are at work. The interplay is quite thrilling, as African folklore, religion and contemporary politics mix dramatically in this book to see if good triumphs over evil.

Applied Predictive Modeling

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Author: Max Kuhn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461468493
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Applied Predictive Modeling by Max Kuhn

Original Title: Applied Predictive Modeling

Applied Predictive Modeling covers the overall predictive modeling process, beginning with the crucial steps of data preprocessing, data splitting and foundations of model tuning. The text then provides intuitive explanations of numerous common and modern regression and classification techniques, always with an emphasis on illustrating and solving real data problems. The text illustrates all parts of the modeling process through many hands-on, real-life examples, and every chapter contains extensive R code for each step of the process. This multi-purpose text can be used as an introduction to predictive models and the overall modeling process, a practitioner’s reference handbook, or as a text for advanced undergraduate or graduate level predictive modeling courses. To that end, each chapter contains problem sets to help solidify the covered concepts and uses data available in the book’s R package. This text is intended for a broad audience as both an introduction to predictive models as well as a guide to applying them. Non-mathematical readers will appreciate the intuitive explanations of the techniques while an emphasis on problem-solving with real data across a wide variety of applications will aid practitioners who wish to extend their expertise. Readers should have knowledge of basic statistical ideas, such as correlation and linear regression analysis. While the text is biased against complex equations, a mathematical background is needed for advanced topics.

Max Mole And The Dinosaurs

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Author: Christine Johnson
Publisher: novum pro Verlag
ISBN: 3990485059
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Max Mole And The Dinosaurs by Christine Johnson

Original Title: Max Mole And The Dinosaurs

Max is a little boy who loves to drive his little tractor to the bottom of Grandad’s garden, he calls this part of the garden 'The Woods’. One day, Max takes his tractor to the 'woods’ at the bottom of Grandad’s garden as he always does and he makes a new friend, called Mole. Max finds out that Mole is 'The Keeper of the Gate’. Max is curious to find out more about this mysterious gate and asks Mole what is behind the gate. After a bit of persuasion and making sure Max can keep a secret of course, Mole agrees to tell Max where the gate leads to. To Max’s astonishment, he finds out it leads to Dinosaur Island, a land full of dinosaurs, where nobody has ever been, other than Mole of course. Straight away, Max is determined to go there and begs Mole to take him to Dinosaur Island. Mole has to make sure that Max genuinely wants to be his friend. Mole agrees and they embark on a big adventure where Max makes many new friends and some enemies too! Together with their new found friends they must look after each other through many obstacles as Dinosaur Island can be a scary place. Max must be home in time for dinner with his grandad, will he make it? Read on to find out.

Max Seventeen

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Author: Kate Johnson
ISBN: 9781537554464
Size: 63.35 MB
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Max Seventeen by Kate Johnson

Original Title: Max Seventeen

Action romance. In deep space.Max is running. From jail, from hunger, and from the hard labour that awaits on the Zeta Secunda Mining Corps' stinking land trains.Riley is running. From terrible shame in the past, from dark secrets in the present, and from the Service who have very definite ideas about officers who abscond to join pirate crews.The starship Eurydice could mean their salvation. But the enigmatic Captain Orpheus could betray them both at any minute. When a terrible plot is uncovered and loyalties are tested, Max and Riley face losing everything.Fans of Firefly, Black Sails, Deadpool, Fury Road? You are going to love Max Seventeen! Warning: this book contains bad language, bad behaviour, and a few bad people. Other than that, it's pretty good.


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Author: Susan Johnson
Publisher: Brava
ISBN: 9781575668048
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Tempting by Susan Johnson

Original Title: Tempting

Married to a man who enjoys humilating her, Princess Christina, longing to be free of her loveless marriage, encounters American marquis Max Falconer, a devastatingly sensual man who introduces her to world of passion and pleasure like she has never known. Reprint.

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