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The Action Hero's Handbook: How to Catch a Great White Shark, Perform the Jedi Mind Trick, Track a Fugitive, and Dozens of Other TV and Movie Skilby David Borgenicht
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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Up with the Indiana Joneses
For everyone who’s ever wanted to be as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, or as tough as Charlie’s Angels, The Action Hero’s Handbook is the ultimate guide to the essential skills every action hero needs to survive and thrive in this dangerous but exciting world.
This book features dozens of real-life action hero techniques, directly from experts in the subjects at hand: FBI agents, sexologists, stuntmen, hypnotists, karate masters, criminologists, detectives, and many others. Learn how to:
• Catch a great white shark
• Deliver the Vulcan Nerve Pinch
• Spyproof your hotel room
• Win a fight when outnumbered
• Climb down Mount Rushmore National Monument
And dozens of other Good Guy Skills, Paranormal Skills, Fighting Skills, and Escape Skills. With meticulously researched step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The Action Hero’s Handbook will get you ready for anything. Good luck—we’re all counting on you.
Compiles information from movies and television programs including "Star Trek", "Top Gun", and "Body Heat" to teach readers such skills as how to tell if someone is really dead, how to evade a MiG, and how to pick up someone in a bar.
Everyone wants to be an action hero--as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, as tough as Charlie's Angels. And now you can: The Action Hero's Handbook is the ultimate guide to an action-packed lifestyle, with genuine step-by-step instructions on interrogating a suspect, catching a great white shark, performing the Vulcan Nerve Pinch, stopping a wedding, navigating a ventilation shaft, and much more. All information is reality-based and comes from a host of experts (including FBI agents, marine biologists, karate champions, wedding planners, and air duct cleaners). With more than 35 illustrations throughout, this dynamic little handbook will teach us all how to keep up with the Indiana Joneses.
About the Author
David Borgenicht lives in Philadelphia and is co-author of The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook series (Chronicle Books). Joe Borgenicht lives in Salt Lake City and is the author of several nonfiction books.
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