Gibbs Smith When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes
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Survival expert Cody Lundin delivers home-tested techniques, tips and tricks that will help you become more self-reliant in any situation. Author: Cody Lundin. Softcover; 449 pages; black-and-white illustrations and color photographs. Gibbs Smith; copyright 2007. First section of book covers psychological aspects of survival: curbing fear and panic, defining priorities and thinking ahead. Second section of the book describes survival techniques: creating shelter, finding food and water, first aid, lighting, hygiene, transportation, self-defense and hygiene. Promises to not only entertain, but to empower with practical advice, information and detailed instructions of how to create an effective survival mindset. Delivered with wit, rebellious humor, and plenty of backcountry expertise paired with outrageously hip visuals.
When All Hell Breaks Loosewas written by Cody Lundin, co-star of The Discovery Channel's "Dual Survival". Do you ever stay awake at night running through "what if" scenarios? In this age of on-the-spot disaster reporting, the human toll from natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and tsunamis are evident in a way as never before. With some scientists positing that the impact of natural disasters will only increase, it's more important than ever to have a survival plan in place. Survival expert Cody Lundin's new book, When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes is what every family needs to prepare and educate themselves about survival psychology and the skills necessary to negotiate a disaster whether you are at home, in the office, or in your car. Lundin's presentation style is fresh, entertaining, and a bit irreverent if not downright funny. This is not your father's scout manual or a sterile FEMA handout. The first half of the book entertains as it informs, describing how to maximize a survival mind-set necessary for self-reliance. According to the book, living through an emergency scenario is 90 percent psychology, and 10 percent methodology and gear. Relevant quotes and tips are placed throughout the pages to help readers remember important survival strategies while under stress and anxiety. The second half of the book gets down to the brass tacks of what it takes to survive a catastrophe. Lundin offers solutions for finding or creating potable water, storing super-nutritious foods, heating or cooling the home without conventional power, and creating alternative lighting options. Survival exotics such as building a makeshift toilet and composting the results, catching rodents for food, and safely disposing of a corpse are exclusives! Lundin also addresses basic first aid and hygiene skills and makes recommendations for survival kit items for the home, office, and car. Cody Lundin and his Aboriginal Living Skills School have been featured in dozens of national and international media sources. He has consulted for National Geographic Television, the Public Broadcasting Station, the History Channel, the Travel Channel, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the United States Forest Service, Copley News Service, and the British Broadcasting Corp. His expertise in practical self-reliance 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.Written by an expert who walks the walk and talks the talkIllustrated by Russ Miller!How to construct emergency sheltersWhat can be used for foodHow to procure safe waterFirst aidIrreverent and funnyMuch moreBinding - PaperAuthor - Cody LundinPages - 480Publisher - Gibbs SmithYear - 2007ISBN - 9781423601050