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The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violenceby Gavin De Becker
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Through dozens of compelling examples from his own career, security expert Gavin deBecker teaches readers how to read the signs of impending danger by using their most basic--but often most discouraged--survival skill: intuition. This book provides a unique combination of practical guidance on leading a safer life and profound insight into human behavior.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -408) and index.
About the Author
Gavin de Becker is a three-time presidential appointee whose pioneering work has changed the way our government evaluates threats to our nations highest officials. His firm advises many of the worlds most prominent media figures, corporations, and law enforcement agencies on predicting violence, and it also serves regular citizens who are victims of domestic abuse and stalking. De Becker has advised the prosecution on major cases, including the O.J. Simpson murder trial. He has testified before many legislative bodies and has successfully proposed new laws to help manage violence.
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