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Joshua Piven is coauthor of "The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook". He's been stood up, put down, lied to , and cheated on, but fortunately not by his wife. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Obras por Joshua Piven

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College (2004) — Autor — 204 exemplares
As Luck Would Have It (2003) 65 exemplares
The Worst-Case Scenario Sex Kit (2006) 2 exemplares

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Fun book and presumably useful if you can remember what it advises and you find yourself in a dire situation.

10 minute read...
 
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yates9 | 32 outras críticas | Feb 28, 2024 |
Är du förberedd på de obehagligheter och katastrofer du faktiskt kan stöta på? Hur är det med nerverna, kunskapen och tajmingen? Har du is eller fjärilar i magen när det börjar osa hett?
I VÄRSTA FALL ger dig frågor och svar, fakta och tips som hjälper dig inventera dina färdigheter - och hitta dina kunskapsluckor. Här ställs du inför svåra val och tvingas fatta tuffa beslut. Du lär dig hantera allt från naturkatastrofer till anfallande vilddjur. Testa ditt mod, dina begränsningar och dina fobier.
Vad gör du om du blir anfallen av en haj? Överraskad av en snöstorm? Hur kommer man loss om man bara inte kunde motstå att slicka på en djupfryst lyktstolpe?
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CalleFriden | 32 outras críticas | Feb 9, 2023 |
The indispensable, indestructible guide for surviving life's sudden turns for the worse. Survival experts provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions on what you need to know fast.

Contents

Foreword by 'Mountain' Mel Deweese
Preface
1 Great escapes and entrances
How to escape from quicksand
How to break down a door
How to break into a car
How to hot-wire a car
How to perform a fast 180-degree turn with your car
How to ram a car
How to escape from a sinking car
How to deal with a downed power ine
2 The best defense
How to survive a popisnous snake attack
How to fend off a shark
How to escape from a bear
How to escape from a mountain lion
How to wrestle free from an alligator
How to escape from killer bees
How to deal with a charging bull
How to win a sword fight
How to take a punch
3 Leaps of faith
How to jump from a bridge or cliff into a river
How to jump from a building into a dumpster
How to maneuver on top of a moving train and get inside
How to jumb from a moving car
How to leap from a motorcycle to a car
4 Emergencies
How to perform a tracheotomy
How to use a defibrillator to restore a heartbeat
How to identify a bomb
How to deliver a baby in a taxicab
How to treat frostbite
How to treat a leg fracture
How to treat a bullet or knife wound
5 Adventure survival
How to land a plane
How to survive an earthquake
How to survive adrift at sea
How to survive when lost in the desert
How to survive if your parachute fails to open
How to survive an avalanche
How to survive if you are in the line of gunfire
How to survive when lost in the mountains
How to make fire without without matches
How to avoid being struck by lightning
How to get to the surface if your scuba tank runs out of air
The experts
About the authors
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AikiBib | 32 outras críticas | May 31, 2022 |
Eh, I am glad this was short because I felt like I was wasting my time. There was some humor to it but any lessons learned, I pretty much already knew. Most of it just seemed silly or mean.
 
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KyleneJones | 3 outras críticas | Apr 25, 2022 |

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Obras
35
Membros
7,662
Popularidade
#3,183
Avaliação
½ 3.3
Críticas
62
ISBN
156
Línguas
12

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