The Worst-case Scenario Travel Handbook (Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks - Paperback)
Danger lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The "Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook" is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated instructions on everything you need to know, from defusing a bomb to delivering a baby in the back of a cab. Providing frightening and funny real information this indestructible pocket-sized guide is the definitive handbook for those times when life takes a sudden turn for the worse. The essential companion for a perilous age. Because you never know...
From the Author
David Borgenicht, co-author of The Worst-case Scenario Survival Handbook, says his love of "worst-case scenarios" came from a trip to Pakistan during which he rode around in a heavy-armored vehicle. He lives in the relative safety of Philadelphia.
Joshua Piven is co-author of The Worst-case Scenario Survival Handbook. He has written dozens of articles for magazines and newspapers, including Computer Shopper, Working at Home, and Business Philadelphia. He's ready for anything.
From the Back Cover
Always be ready for the worst - you're at risk from the moment you step outside your front door! Here are illustrated, step-by-step instructions on what you need to know NOW:
How to Cross a Piranha-Infested River
How to Survive a Sandstorm
How to Stop a Runaway Train
How to Survive an Airplane Crash
How to Build a Shelter in the Snow
How to Escape from the Trunk of a Car
How to Treat a Scorpion Sting
How to Survive a Volcanic Eruption
How to Pass a Bribe
...plus an appendix of essential travel strategies, phrases, and gestures to use - and avoid.