What Would MacGyver Do?: True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday Life (Google eBook)
A clever collection of true stories celebrating real-life ?MacGyverisms?
For anyone who?s ever wished they could channel 1980s action-adventure icon Angus MacGyver?a secret agent known for relying on his brains, scientific prowess, duct tape, and a Swiss Army knife to save the day?this unique collection commemorates the use of improvised genius in everyday life. The ?MacGyverisms? recounted range from the concrete (using Chex Mix to provide traction in an icy parking lot) to the intangible (saving a relationship with the perfect turn of phrase). Divided by theme, the book features over forty true accounts in all?some by well-known writers, including Chuck Klosterman and A. J. Jacobs, most by ordinary people.
Edgy, entertaining, and smirk-to-yourself funny, these masterfully told stories reveal that, with a little luck and a lot of ingenuity, you can ?MacGyver? yourself out of virtually any predicament.
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Review: What Would MacGyver Do?: True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday LifeUser Review - Jason Stenger - Goodreads
Just not for me. I just could not get into these tales of everyday resourcefulness. Only a couple stories in and I gave up. The writing was ok, but the stories just didn't interest me. Read full review
Review: What Would MacGyver Do?: True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday LifeUser Review - Goodreads
Utterly pedestrian tales of people getting out of scrapes. Very few are ingenius or clever. Dry, dull, disappointing. Read full review
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