The Little Know-How Book: Everything You Need to Know to Get by in Life from Changing a Tire to Figuring a Tip to Tying Your Shoes

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Crown Publishing Group, 1995 - Reference - 214 pages
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Scher explains with humor and clarity how to perform more than 70 of life's basic skills from advice on how to water houseplants, program your VCR, and tie your shoes so they won't come undone, to more serious advice on how to change a tire, build a fire, and jumpstart a car, among others. Includes illustrations, instructions, and general how-to laws.

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Contents

Wrote this Book
1
How to Move
7
Three Vital Ways to Preserve Your Back
15
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Bob Scher is the author of several books of nonfiction and poetry, including The Fear of Cooking, The Little Know-How Book: Everything You Need to Know to Get By in Life from Changing a Tire to Figuring a Tip to Tying Your Shoes, LIGHTNING: THE NATURE OF LEADERSHIP, THERE'S A HOLE IN YOUR SKY, and AS IF THE SKY WERE OPEN: SELECTED POEMS. His articles and poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Parabola, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and The American Mathematical Monthly. Previously, Bob scripted and directed award-winning documentary films, one of which, narrated by Orson Welles, is in three international film museums, including La Cinematheque Francaise and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He now consults for Browser Books Publishing, functioning as an editor and overseeing its marketing efforts.

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