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Urban Survival Guide (Outdoor Life)

Urban Survival Guide (Outdoor Life)

by Editors of Outdoor Life Magazine
     
 

Do you know what to do if someone tries to hijack your car? Break into your home? Assault you with a weapon? You’d better. Luckily, the Urban Survival Manual from Outdoor Life magazine will equip you to prevail over any bad guy and bad situation. From gun safety to self-defense moves, from automotive know-how to home-fire prevention, this tough

Overview

Do you know what to do if someone tries to hijack your car? Break into your home? Assault you with a weapon? You’d better. Luckily, the Urban Survival Manual from Outdoor Life magazine will equip you to prevail over any bad guy and bad situation. From gun safety to self-defense moves, from automotive know-how to home-fire prevention, this tough guide has you covered.

This hands-on guide to making it out of modern conflicts is jam-packed with crucial survival tips and tricks for today’s urban life.
Readers will learn how to discern is someone is armed, throw a proper punch, foil a pickpocket, escape kidnappers, repel
modern-day pirates, prevail in a raging riot, shoot a gun correctly, and improvise weapons. This how-to manual also
includes informative, surprising statistics on likely crimes and dangerous situations, as well as first-hand, real-life accounts of
perilous scenarios and what you can learn from them. Throughout the book, lively photographs pique interest and helpful
illustrations guide readers to urban survivalist master status.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616284589
Publisher:
Weldon Owen
Publication date:
10/23/2012
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
781,140
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

When it comes to survival, Rich Johnson has decades of experience. In the military, he was a paratrooper and demolition sergeant for the US Army Special Forces. In civilian life, he served as a Coast Guard Auxiliary instructor, and was an EMT and a fire fighter for a volunteer fire and ambulance department. In his off hours, he has excelled as an advanced SCUBA diver, a sailor, and a backcountry skier. He specializes in urban survival, emergency preparedness, and primitive living techniques, and spent a year surviving in the desert wilderness with his wife and small children—part of which involved living in a cave and eating bugs (or anything else that moved). He’s written extensively on survival topics for Outdoor Life and is the author of Rich Johnson’s Guide to Wilderness Survival.

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