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When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes

When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes

Paperback Gibbs Smith Publishers

By (author) Cody Lundin

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  • Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 30mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 13 November 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Layton, UT
  • ISBN 10: 142360105X
  • ISBN 13: 9781423601050
  • Illustrations note: colour photos
  • Sales rank: 26,194

Product description

Lundin offers a blunt and honest account of what every family needs to prepare for possible emergencies, from shelter, water, food, cooking, survival kits, and sanitation, to the emotional and mental capabilities that keep us from falling into full panic mode.

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"Cody Lundin has written a book that eloquently makes the strongest possible case for robust, profound, and holistic emergency preparedness."--Kay C. Goss"SRA International" (06/04/2008)

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"BE PREPARED, NOT SCARED." -Cody Lundin

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Ever stay awake at night running through "what if" scenarios? Hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, famine, tornadoes, and terror . . . .Well, hold onto your gas masks, folks, survival guru and acclaimed author Cody Lundin is back with a no-holds-barred guide for surviving the next urban and suburban disaster! This isn't your father's boy scout manual or a FEMA handout. In his latest book, "When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes, Lundin, founder and director of the internationally recognized Aboriginal Living Skills School, takes you on a wild ride into "self-reliant land" with an honest, blunt account of what every family needs in the home, office, or car to prepare for possible emergencies. From the basics such as shelter, water, food, survival kits, and first-aid, to survival exotics such as building a makeshift toilet, catching rodents for food, and safely disposing of a corpse, "When All Hell Breaks Loose" is the first book to concisely and humorously outline a simple survival system using everyday household items to survive catastrophes from Los Angeles to Paris and everywhere in between. Lundin also delves into the little understood realm of "cause and effect" and the creation of a self-reliant mind-set, unleashing essential psychological secrets vital for survival to keep you from falling into full-blown fear and panic. Lundin's presentation style is fresh, entertaining, and a bit irreverent. Spirited characters such as Vinny the (Uptown) Cockroach, Holy Cow, Robbie Rubbish, and others climb aboard to graphically show you how to prepare for the unexpected and help you remember important survival strategies while under great stress and anxiety. When All Hell Breaks Loose delivers home-tested techniques, tips, and tricks that will help anyone become more self-reliant in any situation. So ditch the fearmongering and paranoia, lower the shotgun, and immerse yourself in the most common-sense, in-your-face book on preparedness yet! Buy a copy for yourself and several for your friends and family too! Cody Lundin and his Aboriginal Living Skills School have been featured in dozens of national and international media sources, including The Today Show, Dateline NBC, CBS News, Fox News, USA Today, CNN, The Donny and Marie Show, The Discovery Channel, Good Morning Arizona, Field and Stream magazine, The Los Angeles Daily News, Esquire magazine, CBC Radio One in Canada, and 702 Talk Radio in Johannesburg, South Africa, as well as on the cover of Backpacker magazine. He has consulted for several organizations including National Geographic Television, the Public Broadcasting Station (PBS), The History Channel, The Travel Channel, and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). When not teaching for his own school, Cody is an adjunct faculty member at Yavapai College and a faculty member at the Ecosa Institute. His expertise in practical self-reliant skills comes from a lifetime of personal experience, including designing his own off-the-grid, passive solar earth home in which he catches rain, composts wastes, and pays nothing for heating or cooling. Cody lives in Arizona and is the author of the best-selling book on wilderness survival, "98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive!