How to Survive the End of the World As We Know It: Tactics, Techniques, and Technologies for Uncertain Times

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Paperback, Plume Books, 2009, ISBN13 9780452295834, ISBN10 0452295831

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Read James Wesley, Rawles's posts on the Penguin Blog

In the vein of Sam Sheridan's The Disaster Diaries, a comprehensive guide to preparing for the apocalypse!

With the recent economic crisis, formerly unimaginable scenarios have become terrifyingly real possibilities- learn how to prepare for the worst

Global financial collapse, a terrorist attack, a natural catastrophe-all it takes is one event to disrupt our way of life. We could find ourselves facing myriad serious problems from massive unemployment to a food shortage to an infrastructure failure that cuts off our power or water supply. If something terrible happens, we won't be able to rely on the government or our communities. We'll have to take care of ourselves.

In How to Survive the End of the World as We Know It, James Rawles, founder of Survival Blog. com, clearly explains everything you need to know to protect yourself and your family in the event of a disaster-from radical currency devaluation to a nuclear threat to a hurricane. Rawles shares essential tactics and techniques for surviving completely on your own, including how much food is enough, how to filter rainwater, how to protect your money, which seeds to buy for your garden, why goats are a smart choice for livestock, and how to secure your home. It's the ultimate guide to total preparedness and self-reliance in a time of need.

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Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publish Date: Sep 30, 2009
ISBN-13: 9780452295834
ISBN-10: 0452295831
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Written in: ENG
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.6
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.0 x 5.3 x 0.7
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More than just a survival book
6/13/2011

Customer review by Gam160

5.0 stars by Gam160

This book is WAY more than just how to survive. This book focuses on practical ways to survive and manage a life after a collapse of civilization as we know it. By focusing on early preparation and planning, the book gives insight into aspects of everyday life that we may take for granted, but become vitally important if the worst were to happen. Definitely an eye opener with useful advice for everyday application.

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Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
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Informative and useful
6/10/2010

Customer review by DJinPHX

5.0 stars by DJinPHX

This book is full of useful and practical information. The advice in this book is geared towards survival if the unthinkable were to occur but there is information about food storage and home security that would be useful day-to-day. Definitely a book that safety-minded individuals would appreciate.

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Great Read!
12/13/2010

Customer review by LadyDiablo

5.0 stars by LadyDiablo

This will be a huge help if you ever need it. My husband loves this book & keeps it in his first aid kit right next to his ammo cans. 5 stars!!!

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