How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere

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Hachette Books, Mar 20, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 320 pages
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HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors.

Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.

 

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Contents

PART ONE SUSTENANCE
Every Necessity Is Free 2 Living Off the Country
Science of Staying Alive
EDIBLE VEGETATION IDENTIFICATION GUIDE
Go and Get
Always a
No Dishes to Wash
Thirst
Wilderness Homes
Choice of Clothing
Keeping Covered
PART THREE ORIENTATION
Staying Found
Knowing Where You
Afoot in Big Country
Camping and Signaling

PART TWO WARMTH
Facts of Lighting Fires
Speaking of Warmth
Shelter for the Making
Getting Out by Yourself
PART FOUR SAFETY
Keeping Out of Trouble
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Bradford Angier (1910 - 1997) was a wilderness survivalist and the author of numerous best-selling books on nature, survival, and living off the land.

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