"If you breathe and have a pulse, you NEED this book."
Cody Lundin, director of the Aboriginal Living Skills School in Prescott, Arizona, shares his own brand of wilderness wisdom in this highly anticipated new book on commonsense, modern survival skills for the backcountry, the backyard, or the highway. It is the ultimate book on how to stay alive-based on the principal of keeping the body's core temperature at a lively 98.6 degrees. In his entertaining and informative style, Cody stresses that a human can live without food for weeks, and without water for about three days or so. But if the body's core temperature dips much below or above the 98.6 degree mark, a person can literally die within hours. It is a concept that many don't take seriously or even consider, but knowing what to do to maintain a safe core temperature when lost in a blizzard or in the desert could save your life. Lundin delivers the message with wit, rebellious humor, and plenty of backcountry expertise.
Cody Lundin and his Aboriginal Living Skills School have been featured in dozens of national and international media sources, including Dateline NBC, CBS News, USA Today, The Donny and Marie Show, and CBC Radio One in Canada, as well as on the cover of Backpacker magazine. When not teaching for his own school, he is an adjunct faculty member at Yavapai College and a faculty member at the Ecosa Institute. Cody is the only person in Arizona licensed to catch fish with his hands, and lives in a passive solar earth home sixty miles from Prescott, Arizona.
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Have the real book its great.
Very imformative book about the basics that will form the structure of survival knowledge its a great book.
Cody Lundin gets it. Our country does not need more consumerism; it needs less. Our children do not need to be taught to buy more, but to live with less. Our American way of life is being threatened by our success; we are a spoiled population. We need to learn and pass down to our children how to survive when all hell breaks loose, and we have seen that happen many times lately.
Cody's book is a fun read. He writes in a clear, often humorous way, about extremely serious topics. The information he provides needs to be taught to every school child in our nation. We need to get back to basic living skills and Cody is a grand leader to follow.
By all means, read this book. Buy a copy and give to someone you love. You might just save his/her life.
This book has caused me to make several basic changes to my lifestyle. l. I have stored more food--a 6 months supply. 2. I have placed a "survival" kit in my car with the items Cody says we need to always have around. 3. I have purchased several boxes of matches and other items to use in order to start a fire. and 4. I am storing more water and chlorine bleach.
You + the Tool + the Environment Your Life