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How to Stay Alive in the Woods: A Complete Guide to Food, Shelter and Self-Preservation Anywhere

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HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors.

Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and ...

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Overview

HOW TO STAY ALIVE IN THE WOODS is a practical, readable-and potentially indispensable-manual for anyone venturing into the great outdoors.

Broken down into four essential sections, Sustenance, Warmth, Orientation and Safety, this enlightening guide reveals how to catch game without a gun, what plants to eat (full-color illustrations of these make identification simple), how to build a warm shelter, make clothing, protect yourself and signal for help. Detailed illustrations and expanded instructions, newly commissioned for this deluxe edition, offer crucial information at a glance, making How to Stay Alive in the Woods truly a lifesaver.

Camping enthusiasts, hunters, and even the occasional hiker will benefit from this all-inclusive guide to the woods which offers tips on finding food, water, and shelter, and reveals fascinating secrets of the wilderness.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579122218
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 58,227
  • Product dimensions: 9.62 (w) x 5.52 (h) x 1.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Bradford Angier (1910 - 1997) was a wilderness survivalist and the author of numerous best-selling books on nature, survival, and living off the land.

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Sustenance 8
1 Every Necessity is Free 11
2 Living Off The Country 13
3 Science Of Staying Alive 25
Edible Vegetation Identification Guide 33
4 Go and Get It 65
5 Always A Way 83
6 No Dishes To Wash 99
7 Thirst 109
Pt. 2 Warmth 126
8 Facts of Lighting Fires 129
9 Speaking Of Warmth 139
10 Shelter For The Making 149
11 Wilderness Homes 157
12 Choice of Clothing 167
13 Keeping Covered 179
Pt. 3 Orientation 190
14 Staying Found 190
15 Knowing Where You Are 205
16 Afoot in Big Country 219
17 Camping and Signaling 223
18 Getting Out By Yourself 237
Pt. 4 Safety 248
19 Keeping Out Of Trouble 251
20 Getting Out Of Trouble 265
21 Emergency Aid 277
22 Backwoods Medicine 285
23 Survival Kit 297
24 Being Ready 303
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 26, 2006

    Angier's best Guide to survival yet(that i've read)

    It was really good. It contains everything from items needed to how to make a snare. It has cooking instructions and preparation instructions for animals. It has a durable life-long lasting cover.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2012

    Awesome

    This is an awesome book i really recommend it to people that like survival guides

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Mothflight

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    Posted September 7, 2013

    Griffinstar

    Whitefoots at the 2nd res

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2012

    I love this book

    I think this is a really fantastic book i have th
    full book at lhome(not on mt nook)but it has really taught me a lot

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