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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

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Publisher Comments:

Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated instructions on everything you need to know FAST — from defusing a bomb to delivering a baby in the back of a cab. Providing frightening and funny real information in the best-selling tradition of the Paranoid's Pocket Guide and Hypochondriac's Handbook, this indispensable, indestructible pocket-sized guide is the definitive handbook for those times when life takes a sudden turn for the worse. The essential companion for a perilous age. Because you never know...

Review:

"Nearly 180 pages of immediate-action drills for when everything goes to hell in a handbasket (SOF editors all keep a copy on thier desk at all times)....Aficionados in some fields might quibble over certain techiques, but for the amount of ground this compact volume covers in dealing with dozens and dozens of worst-case scenarios in common-sense fashion, it's well worth having." Soldier of Fortune

Review:

"Those with deep-seated fears about killer bees, quicksand, mountain lions and sharks will enjoy The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht, a handy little book for the extremely prepared....a no-nonsense, no-fooling around guide with straight-forward information." Jacqueline Blais, USA Today

Synopsis:

Experts provide step-by-step instructions for escaping from, avoiding, or surviving a wide range of dire situations.

Synopsis:

This charming book is an engaging introduction to a range of traditional crafts and activities. Almost one hundred skills are described and illustrated, from trout-guddling to lacemaking, beekeeping to drystone walling. Whether wanting to learn a new craft, explore social history, or reminisce about pastimes from a bygone age, readers of all ages will lose themselves in Lost Crafts. And with more of us choosing green and ethical lifestyles, there has never been a better time to rediscover these sustainable pursuits.

Synopsis:

From how to survive a volcanic eruption and how to escape from quicksand to how to fend off a shark attack or break down a door, this hands-on, illustrated, step-by-step instruction handbook provides frightening and funny real information in the bestselling tradition of "The Paranoid's Guide" and "Hypochondriac's Handbook." Two-color diagrams.

About the Author

Joshua Piven is a writer, editor, and Website designer who lives in Philadelphia. He's ready for anything.

David Borgenicht is a Philadelphia-based writer whose own worst-case scenario involved a heavy-armored vehicle in Pakistan.

Dozens of Experts include pilots, race car drivers, Navy SEALS, army colonels, geologists (earthquake!), and stuntmen.

Table of Contents

Great escapes and entrances — The best defense — Leaps of faith — Emergencies — Adventure survival.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811825559
Subtitle:
How to Escape from Quicksand, Wrestle an Alligator, Break Down a Door, Land a Plane...
Author:
Piven, Joshua
Author:
Piven, Joshua
Author:
Borgenicht, David
Author:
McGovern, Una
Author:
Borgenicht, David
Author:
Dozens of Experts
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Safety
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
Survival skills
Subject:
Parodies
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Subject:
Preparedness
Subject:
Survival skills -- Humor.
Subject:
Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks
Series Volume:
WORS
Publication Date:
19991001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
6.87x5.02x.50 in. .37 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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Product details 192 pages Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht and Dozens of Experts - English 9780811825559 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Nearly 180 pages of immediate-action drills for when everything goes to hell in a handbasket (SOF editors all keep a copy on thier desk at all times)....Aficionados in some fields might quibble over certain techiques, but for the amount of ground this compact volume covers in dealing with dozens and dozens of worst-case scenarios in common-sense fashion, it's well worth having."
"Review" by , "Those with deep-seated fears about killer bees, quicksand, mountain lions and sharks will enjoy The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht, a handy little book for the extremely prepared....a no-nonsense, no-fooling around guide with straight-forward information."
"Synopsis" by , Experts provide step-by-step instructions for escaping from, avoiding, or surviving a wide range of dire situations.
"Synopsis" by ,
This charming book is an engaging introduction to a range of traditional crafts and activities. Almost one hundred skills are described and illustrated, from trout-guddling to lacemaking, beekeeping to drystone walling. Whether wanting to learn a new craft, explore social history, or reminisce about pastimes from a bygone age, readers of all ages will lose themselves in Lost Crafts. And with more of us choosing green and ethical lifestyles, there has never been a better time to rediscover these sustainable pursuits.
"Synopsis" by , From how to survive a volcanic eruption and how to escape from quicksand to how to fend off a shark attack or break down a door, this hands-on, illustrated, step-by-step instruction handbook provides frightening and funny real information in the bestselling tradition of "The Paranoid's Guide" and "Hypochondriac's Handbook." Two-color diagrams.
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