The Action Hero's Handbook: How to Catch a Great White Shark, Perform the Vulcan Nerve Pinch, Track a Fugitive, and Dozens of Other TV and Movie Skills

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Overview

The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Up with the Indiana Joneses!

For everyone who's ever wanted to be as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, or as tough as Charlie's Angels, The Action Hero's Handbook is the ultimate guide to the essential skills every action hero needs to survive and thrive in this dangerous but exciting world.

This book features dozens of real-life action hero techniques, directly from experts in the subjects at hand: FBI agents, sexologists, stuntmen, hypnotists, karate masters, criminologists, detectives, and many others.

Learn how to:
  • Catch a great white shark
  • Deliver the Vulcan Nerve Pinch
  • Spyproof your hotel room
  • Win a fight when outnumbered
  • Climb down Mount Rushmore National Monument

And dozens of other Good Guy Skills, Love Skills, Paranormal Skills, Fighting Skills, and Escape Skills. With meticulously researched step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The Action Hero's Handbook will get you ready for anything. Good luck—we're all counting on you.

David Borgenicht lives in Philadelphia and is co-author of
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series (Chronicle Books).

Joe Borgenicht lives in Salt Lake City and is the author of several non-fiction books.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760786338
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 9/25/2006
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Up with the Indiana Joneses!

For everyone who's ever wanted to be as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, or as tough as Charlie's Angels, The Action Hero's Handbook is the ultimate guide to the essential skills every action hero needs to survive and thrive in this dangerous but exciting world.

This book features dozens of real-life action hero techniques, directly from experts in the subjects at hand: FBI agents, sexologists, stuntmen, hypnotists, karate masters, criminologists, detectives, and many others.

Learn how to:
  • Catch a great white shark
  • Deliver the Vulcan Nerve Pinch
  • Spyproof your hotel room
  • Win a fight when outnumbered
  • Climb down Mount Rushmore National Monument

And dozens of other Good Guy Skills, Love Skills, Paranormal Skills, Fighting Skills, and Escape Skills. With meticulously researched step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The Action Hero's Handbook will get you ready for anything. Good luck—we're all counting on you.

David Borgenicht lives in Philadelphia and is co-author of
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series (Chronicle Books).

Joe Borgenicht lives in Salt Lake City and is the author of several non-fiction books.
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  • Anonymous

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    it was really good

    okay i have to admit that some parts were inappropriate for young readers, but other than that it was great

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2002

    A Great book for movie fans who ever said 'I wana know how to do that!'

    I just found an advance copy at a thrift store and i fell in love with it. It covers all areas of interest from Star Trek to Romance. This is a great book for movie fans who wanted to something they on TV or in the movies.

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