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    Survive!: Essential Skills and Tactics to Get You Out of Anywhere - Alive (Paperback) By (author) Les Stroud, Illustrated by Beverley Hawksley, By (photographer) Laura Bombier, With Michael Vlessides

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    DescriptionFrom the sun-scorched sands of the Kalahari to the snake-infested jungles of the Amazon, Les Stroud has made a life of surviving in the harshest--and most remote--regions on Earth.Now, the creator, producer, and host of the hit television program Survivorman transfers his decades of knowledge and experience to the pages of Survive!, a practical guide that gives everyday readers a no-nonsense look at the real world of survival.Stroud offers readers the essential skills and tactics necessary to endure in any corner of the globe, along with a wealth of insider information born of his own experiences in the outdoors and unavailable in any other book. Readers will learn: How to make a survival shelter and why a lean-to is largely a waste of time.Why survival kits are important, and why you should make your own.Where to find water and why drinking contaminated water is sometimes warranted.How to locate and trap small animals and why the notion of tracking and hunting large game is largely a pipe dream.Whether seasoned in the outdoor arts or new to adventuring, all readers will learn something from Survive!. Stroud's many colorful anecdotes and cut-to-the-chase philosophy not only make for an entertaining read, but also enhance anyone's ability to focus on the main goal when everything else has gone wrong--survival.


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    Title
    Survive!
    Subtitle
    Essential Skills and Tactics to Get You Out of Anywhere - Alive
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Les Stroud, Illustrated by Beverley Hawksley, By (photographer) Laura Bombier, With Michael Vlessides
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 373
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 458 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780061373510
    ISBN 10: 0061373516
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.8
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: 613.6/9
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 613.69
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSZV
    DC22: 613.69
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24200
    BIC subject category V2: WSZR
    BISAC V2.8: REF015000
    BIC subject category V2: VFB
    BISAC V2.8: HEA021000, SPO030000
    B&T Approval Code: R09503000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO009000
    LC classification: GV200.5 .S8925 2008
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    11 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY