Tom Brown's Field Guide To City And Suburban Survival by Tom Brown Jr.

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Today most Americans live in the city or suburbs--a safe, comfortable life, at least on the surface. Few of us realize how close we are to the elemental struggle for survival, until disaster strikes. Yet it is possible to be prepared. In this uniquely practical handbook, Tom Brown, Jr. gives you the specific skills and detailed knowledge you need to protect yourself and those you love in almost any emergency.

* Alternative heat and light sources
* Preventing and coping with electrical failure
* Automobile survival techniques
* Protecting your home from intruders
* Unconventional food sources for the city dweller
* Surviving earthquakes, floods, blizzards, hurricanes, and more
* Guarding against urban crime

 

About Tom Brown Jr.

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Tom Brown, Jr. began to learn hunting and tracking at the age of eight under the tutelage of an Apache elder, medicine man, and scout in Toms River, New Jersey, and is the author of 16 books on nature. Recently, he was the technical advisor on The Hunted, a major motion picture starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benecio Del Toro. In 1978, Tom founded the Tracker School in the New Jersey Pine Barrens where he offers more than 25 classes about wilderness survival and environmental protection.
 
Published May 1, 1984 by Berkley Books. 266 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction