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Prepare for the best--you never know when life will take an unpredictable turn, forcing you to deal with sudden wealth, power, love, success, fame, and earthly glory. Here are step-by-step illustrated instructions on what you need to know THIS VERY MINUTE.

    How to cope with a broken ATM that will not stop dispensing cash

    How to accept an Academy Award

    How to respond when someone you want to dump dumps you first

    What to do in a pretentious restaurant when you're mistaken for the Times food critic

    What to do when you look younger every birthday

...plus practical information on how to wangle a first-class upgrade from coach and how to behave when confused Palm Beach retirees erroneously elect you President of the United States.

Synopsis:

Amazing how well prepared we are for the worst, knowing just what to do when a bus careens out of control, a bear makes an angry charge, or a blind date has bad breath. But what happens when that last powerball number comes up--and you have a perfect match? Or when, in front of a televised audience of millions, the voice says "And the award goes to..."--and it's your name?

The Best-Case Scenrio Handbook shows readers how to cope with sudden wealth, power, love, success, and earthly glory. In scenario after scenario, it's what to do when life takes a turn for the lucky. When, for example, your car is rear-ended by another vehicle on a country road and Bill Gates stumbles out and slurs, "What'll it take to make this go away?" When Yale University accidentally admits your child--with a full scholarship. When an ATM machine goes berserk and starts spewing cash. When your husband says, "Dear, if we're going to spend $5,000 on a dress, don't you need the right necklace to go with it?" There are tips on how to accept an Oscar, sleep in First Class, shop for a private plane, take the presidential oath, and handle a polite, friendly teenage child.

The Best-Case Scenario Handbook combines practical information (what do experts advise lottery winners?) with shrewd social strategy, and is illustrated throughout with first-aid-manual style black-and-white line drawings.

Synopsis:

THE BEST CASE SCENARIO HANDBOOK shows readers how to cope with sudden wealth, power, love, success and earthly glory. In scenario after scenario, it's what to do when life takes a turn for the lucky. When for example, your car is bumped by another vehicle on a country road and Bill Gates stumbles out and slurs, "What'll it take to make this go away?" When a university accidentally admits your child - with a full scholarship. When a cash machine goes berserk and starts spewing cash. THE BEST CASE SCENARIO HANDBOOK combines practical information (what do experts advise lottery winners?) with shrewd social strategy, and is illustrated throughout with first-aid style black-and-white line drawings.

About the Author

John Tierney is a columnist and writer for The New York Times. He recently won his second Nobel Prize and is often mistaken for Brad Pitt.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter I: BEST-CASE MOMENTS

Chapter II: BEST-CASE SCENARIOS AT HOME

Chapter III: BEST-CASE FOOD AND DRINK

Chapter IV: BEST-CASE LOVE AND SEX

Chapter V: BEST-CASE TRAVEL

Chapter VI: BEST-CASE GIG

Chapter VII: BEST-CASE ACCIDENTS

Chapter VIII: TOO-GOOD-TO-BE-TRUE SCENARIOS

Appendix A Appendix B Sources Acknowledgements

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761128618
Subtitle:
A Parody
Introduction:
Durocher, Marcel
Illustrator:
Durocher, Marcel
Author:
Tierney, John
Author:
Buckley, Christopher
Author:
Buckley, Christopher
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Form - Parodies
Subject:
Parodies
Subject:
Piven, Joshua
Subject:
HUMOR / Parodies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
FS-036-02
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 x 7-1/4
Pages:
150
Dimensions:
7.20x5.16x.39 in. .39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Amazing how well prepared we are for the worst, knowing just what to do when a bus careens out of control, a bear makes an angry charge, or a blind date has bad breath. But what happens when that last powerball number comes up--and you have a perfect match? Or when, in front of a televised audience of millions, the voice says "And the award goes to..."--and it's your name?

The Best-Case Scenrio Handbook shows readers how to cope with sudden wealth, power, love, success, and earthly glory. In scenario after scenario, it's what to do when life takes a turn for the lucky. When, for example, your car is rear-ended by another vehicle on a country road and Bill Gates stumbles out and slurs, "What'll it take to make this go away?" When Yale University accidentally admits your child--with a full scholarship. When an ATM machine goes berserk and starts spewing cash. When your husband says, "Dear, if we're going to spend $5,000 on a dress, don't you need the right necklace to go with it?" There are tips on how to accept an Oscar, sleep in First Class, shop for a private plane, take the presidential oath, and handle a polite, friendly teenage child.

The Best-Case Scenario Handbook combines practical information (what do experts advise lottery winners?) with shrewd social strategy, and is illustrated throughout with first-aid-manual style black-and-white line drawings.

"Synopsis" by , THE BEST CASE SCENARIO HANDBOOK shows readers how to cope with sudden wealth, power, love, success and earthly glory. In scenario after scenario, it's what to do when life takes a turn for the lucky. When for example, your car is bumped by another vehicle on a country road and Bill Gates stumbles out and slurs, "What'll it take to make this go away?" When a university accidentally admits your child - with a full scholarship. When a cash machine goes berserk and starts spewing cash. THE BEST CASE SCENARIO HANDBOOK combines practical information (what do experts advise lottery winners?) with shrewd social strategy, and is illustrated throughout with first-aid style black-and-white line drawings.
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