Book Reviews of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook
Author: Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht
ISBN-13: 9780811825559
ISBN-10: 0811825558
Publication Date: 10/1/1999
Pages: 176
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 168 ratings
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 9
Sometimes this book has some pretty insane situations hence the title "worst case scenario" however, I do think that there's a little information in this book that it couldn't hurt to know about should the need arise. It isn't a book that I am going to purchase at full cover price for 14.95 because it just isn't worth the price, however, it's an interesting read. Once you've read it, it's something that you're probably going to pass on to another person since it's not really that great for a second read.
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Helpful Score: 6
The "Worst Case Survival" series is hilarious, but also incredibly valuable. I've used at least one of these, and it was worth 100 times the cost of the book (in your case, FREE!)
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Helpful Score: 5
Good basic information about all types of scenarios. It ranges from escaping from quicksand, landing a plane, and breaking down a door to surviving a poisonous snake attack. Can be very useful.
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Helpful Score: 4
So helpful...especially if you get lost in the amazon... or the congo!
A great book to add to your list of unused trivia in the back of your mind, unless you unfortunately need this info, then you'll be glad you read it won't you?!?
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Helpful Score: 2
I found this little handbook to be a great reader, and informative guide as well. If I ever get stuck in a cab with a pregnant woman I'm confident I'll be able to deliver it - as well jumping from a roof into a dumpster. Although the situations in this book don't seem entirely possible, you never know. But I am glad I got it, and I plan on keeping it.
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Helpful Score: 2
My 11 yr old son poured thru every page of this book and impressed us all with his knowledge. Who knows, maybe we WILL need to know what to do if we get stuck in quicksand!
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Helpful Score: 1
I bought this book as a gag gift for my exhusband once... but it turned out to be pretty interesting... there are informative tips on getting out of situations you would hopefully never find yourself in. Reading about them is hilarious, but actually considering being in them isn't.
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Helpful Score: 1
Hard to imagine having to use some of these - my favorite nonuseful info was on quicksand....
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Helpful Score: 1
Pretty good book. Would be useful if you were an outdoors person.
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very entertaining and fun to read.
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Black spiral rings hold this interesting calendar together. On the left side is the difficult or dangerous situation and on the left a week at glance for the year 2001. Not out of date because of the timeless information presented.
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If you are looking for a book that will entertain you, that can help you look like a genius at a party, and feel like a superhero then look no further. This is the book for you. Entertaining and witty, you can actually learn how to do the stunts you see in the movies (although you are strongly advised from doing so). You can share this knowledge with your friends, too. Just remind them it is for entertainment purposes only and not to try them.
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Amusing...and useful!
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Loads of fun!
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Fun read!
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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.
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Silly, funny, a great gift.
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Unabridged on 2 cassettes, read by Burt Reynolds
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HOW TO: Escape from Quicksand, Escape from Killer Bees,
Wrestle an Alligator, Identify a Bomb
Deliver a Baby in a Taxi, Jump from a Moving Car

These are just a few of the things this book teaches for surviving life's sudden turns for the worst!
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This 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: How to Fend off a Shark . . . How to Take a Punch . . . How to Deliver a Baby in a Taxicab . . . How to Survive a Poisonous Snake Attack . . . How to Jump from a Moving Car . . . How to Identify a Bomb . . . How to Escape from Killer Bees . . . How to Survive If Your Parachute Fails to Open . . . AND DOZENS MORE.
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Easy read. Some good information but needs to be updated in some chapters.
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It does include hot-wiring a car, not mentioned on the back cover.
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Nice clean copy. Well illustrated. If you want to know how to fend off a shark in a shark attack, this book will tell you.
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Rhis book has the word, "cool" printed on the front cover. It does not take away from the book which is in good condition and looks like new.