Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

ISBN-10: 0811831310
ISBN-13: 9780811831314
Edition: 2001
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Description: This handbook contains indispensable advice on topics such as how to pass a bribe, escape from a stalking lion, walk on a broken leg, cope with lost luggage and deal with jet lag.

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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 3/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

This handbook contains indispensable advice on topics such as how to pass a bribe, escape from a stalking lion, walk on a broken leg, cope with lost luggage and deal with jet lag.

Joshua Piven is coauthor of "The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook". He's been stood up, put down, lied to , and cheated on, but fortunately not by his wife.

David Borgenicht, coauthor of "The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook", has an impressive array of pickup lines. He won't admit how many of these scenarios were his.

Foreword
Introduction
Getting There
How to Control a Runaway Camel
How to Stop a Runaway Passenger Train
How to Stop a Car with No Brakes
How to Stop a Runaway Horse
How to Crash-Land a Plane on Water
How to Survive an Airplane Crash
People Skills
How to Survive a Riot
How to Survive a Hostage Situation
How to Pass a Bribe
How to Foil a Scam Artist
How to Foil a UFO Abduction
How to Survive a Mugging
How to Tail a Thief
How to Lose Someone Who Is Following You
Getting Around
How to Jump from Rooftop to Rooftop
How to Jump from a Moving Train
How to Escape from a Car Hanging over the Edge of a Cliff
How to Escape When Tied Up
How to Ram a Barricade
How to Escape from the Trunk of a Car
How to Survive a Fall onto Subway Tracks
How to Survive in a Plummeting Elevator
Out and About
How to Survive When Lost in the Jungle
How to Find Your Way without a Compass
How to Climb out of a Well
How to Navigate a Minefield
How to Survive a Riptide
How to Survive When You Fall through Ice
How to Survive in Frigid Water
How to Survive a Trip over a Waterfall
How to Survive a Volcanic Eruption
Food and Shelter
How to Survive a High-Rise Hotel Fire
How to Find Water on a Deserted Island
How to Purify Water
How to Build a Shelter in the Snow
How to Survive a Tsunami
How to Survive a Sandstorm
How to Catch Fish without a Rod
How to Make Animal Traps
Surviving Illness and Injury
How to Deal with a Tarantula
How to Treat a Scorpion Sting
How to Cross a Piranha-Infested River
How to Treat a Severed Limb
How to Remove a Leech
Appendix
General Travel Strategies
Strategies for packing
Strategies for Flying
Strategies for Hotels
Strategies for Travel in Dangerous Regions
Foreign Emergency Phrases
Gestures to Avoid
About the Experts
About the Authors

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