The Guide for Guys: An Extremely Useful Manual for Old Boys and Young Men

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2008 - Reference - 208 pages
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Gone are the days when guys got by on a firm handshake and a high tolerance for whiskey. In an age when men are practicing yoga and getting manicures, but are still expected to open jars and change flat tires, it’s no wonder they feel like they’ve lost their bearings. Well, here’s the compass that will lead them in the right direction! The Guide for Guys walks men through all the things they should--but too often, don’t--know. For example, when attacked in the wild, should you play dead, fight back, or run? What is the proper etiquette when hosting a barbecue? Is there a surefire way to impress your boss? From changing directions on the dance floor to wielding a circular saw, from a burly "man’s man” to a borderline metrosexual, this amusingly illustrated guide is the go-to book for every guy!
 

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The title says it all-writer Powell has compiled an encyclopedia's worth of information on everything a man needs to know to get by in today's world. The author provides concise instructions on ... Read full review

Contents

How to use a compass
9
Five knots worth knowing
24
Survive an animal attack
40
Amaze your friends
53
Finding directions without a compass
68
Carve a turkey
81
The art of archery
95
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Michael Powell (1905-90) was one of Britain's foremost directors and a three-time Academy Award nominee for The Red Shoes, 49th Parallel, and One of Our Aircraft Is Missing.

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