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ISBN13: 9781400049622
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crowyhead, November 9, 2011 (view all comments by crowyhead)
This was super fun and quite funny -- Brooks maintains the usual pedantic, smugly superior tone of a survival guide all the way through, and the results are excellent. It's also very clear in reading this that it has fed into many of the current popular works on zombies, or at least has captured the zeitgeist perfectly. Definitely sets the stage well for World War Z.
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Tim Lewis, September 13, 2011 (view all comments by Tim Lewis)
This is the standard by which all other zombie books and guides should be judged. Even as humor, the tips and the emphasis for the use of common sense in any survival situation make this book stand above the rest. While his version of zombies differ from those of the great George A. Romero, Max Brooks' guide uses logic and common sense in fighting the reanimated dead. Don't take for granted the need for survival skills, regardless of the situation, whether it be zombies, natural disaster, or nuclear fallout. If it's the zombie apocalypse, you need this book to keep the moans of the undead from driving you crazy enough to make deadly mistakes!
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Will, January 1, 2011 (view all comments by Will)
Easily the world's foremost expert on zombies, Max Brooks has written the best book to date regarding survival from the undead in the event of an uprising. Everything from the friends to have and the weapons to stockpile to the best environments in which to weather the zombie apocalypse has been covered. Brooks has once again captured the reader's attention while addressing what could be a very real problem in the future. I highly recommend this book. Buy enough copies to give to the ones you love.
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Carol Klavon, August 17, 2008 (view all comments by Carol Klavon)
Max Brooks is a brilliantly funny writer, and this book proves just that. Laid out in an almost matter-of-fact, investigative reporting fashion, the book clearly shows that the author knows far more about zombies (and how to fight against them) than any one person has the right to know. The simple, step-by-step instructions, including the "example" journal entry at the end makes it utterly believable--which is where the true humor of this off-beat piece lies. Now if you don't mind, I gotta go oil my boom stick...
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relda666, August 11, 2008 (view all comments by relda666)
Everyone should purchase this book, read it cover to cover, and memorize the more important parts. If you want to survive when the dead rise, this is the book for you!!!!
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Brooks, Max
Broadway Books
New York
American - General
Form - Parodies
General Humor
HUMOR / Parodies
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1st ed.
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8.35x5.54x.74 in. .72 lbs.

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Product details 288 pages Three Rivers Press (CA) - English 9781400049622 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Some of the book's more amusing aspects are the laughable analyses Brooks proposes on all aspects of zombiehood, and the specificity with which he enumerates the necessary actions for survival." Publishers Weekly
"Synopsis" by , Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, "The Zombie Survival Guide"is one's key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking thestreets right now.
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