The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel

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Chronicle Books, Mar 1, 2001 - Reference - 176 pages
If you have to leave home, TAKE THIS BOOK! The team that brought you The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook now helps you navigate the perils of travel. Learn what to do when the tarantula crawls up your leg, the riptide pulls you out to sea, the sandstorms headed your way, or your camel just wont stop. Find out how to pass a bribe, remove leeches, climb out of a well, survive a fall onto subway tracks, catch a fish without a rod, and preserve a severed limb. Hands-on, step-by-step instructions show you how to survive these and dozens of other adventures. An appendix of travel tips, useful phrases, and gestures to avoid will also ensure your safe return. Because you just never know...

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Another Christmas present that I dredged up from my closet when I last moved. There are some helpful suggestions in this book but all in all who really gives a hoot? I have never read it through fully ... Read full review

THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO SURVIVAL HANDBOOK: WEIRD Junior Edition

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A bit of literary gossamer if ever there was one, the latest of the Worst-Case Scenario Handbooks offers perfunctory advice for readers unfortunate enough to be kidnapped by aliens, attacked by ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
10
How to Stop a Car with No Brakes
27
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37
How to Survive a Riot
44
How to Foil a UFO Abduction
58
How to Tail a Thief
63
How to Jump from Rooftop to Rooftop
70
How to Escape from a Car Hanging over
76
How to Survive When You Fall through Ice
110
How to Survive a HighRise Hotel Fire
122
How to Purify Water
129
How to Survive a Tsunami
136
How to Make Animal Traps
142
How to Deal with a Tarantula
148
How to Cross a PiranhaInfested River
155
How to Remove a Leech
162

How to Ram a Barricade
82
How to Survive in a Plummeting Elevator
89
How to Find Your Way without a Compass
96
How to Navigate a Minefield
104
General Travel Strategies
167
About the Experts
181
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About the author (2001)

Joshua Piven is a writer, editor, and Web site designer who lives in Philadelphia. He's ready for anything.

David Borgenicht is a Philadelphia-based writer whose own worst-case scenario involved a heavy-armored vehicle in Pakistan.

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