About this book
This book presents the real story behind statistics on risk, chance and choice, by presenting Norm, the average man, and his friends Prudence and reckless Kevin. Reveals that what we do and don't do has as much to do with gut instinct as hard facts, and with enjoyment as understanding. Blastland is the author of "The Tiger That Isn't", and his books have sold more than 40,000 copies.
Features Norm and his friends careful Prudence and reckless Kelvin, who turn to statistics to help him in life's endless series of choices - should I fly or take the train? Have a baby? Another drink? Or another sausage? This book tells the real story behind the statistics on risk, chance and choice.