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Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

by Neil Strauss

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | March 2, 2009 | Trade Paperback |

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Terrorist attacks. Natural disasters. Domestic crackdowns. Economic collapse. Riots. Wars. Disease. Starvation.

What can you do when it all hits the fan?

You can learn to be self-sufficient and survive without the system.

**I''ve started to look at the world through apocalypse eyes.** So begins Neil Strauss''s harrowing new book: his first full-length worksince the international bestseller The Game, and one of the most original-and provocative-narratives of the year.

After the last few years of violence and terror, of ethnic and religious hatred, of tsunamis and hurricanes-and now of world financial meltdown-Strauss, like most of his generation, came to the sobering realization that, even in America, anything can happen. But rather than watch helplessly, he decided to do something about it. And so he spent three years traveling through a country that''s lost its sense of safety, equipping himself with the tools necessary to save himself and his loved ones from an uncertain future.

With the same quick wit and eye for cultural trends that marked The Game, The Dirt, and How to Make Love Like a Porn Star, Emergency traces Neil''s white-knuckled journey through today''s heart of darkness, as he sets out to move his life offshore, test his skills in the wild, and remake himself as a gun-toting, plane-flying, government-defying survivor. It''s a tale of paranoid fantasies and crippling doubts, of shady lawyers and dangerous cult leaders, of billionaire gun nuts and survivalist superheroes, of weirdos, heroes, and ordinary citizens going off the grid.

It''s one man''s story of a dangerous world-and how to stay alive in it.

Before the next disaster strikes, you''re going to want to read this book. And you''ll want to do everything it suggests. Because tomorrow doesn''t come with a guarantee...

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: March 2, 2009

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060898771

ISBN - 13: 9780060898779

Found in: Biography and Memoir

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Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

by Neil Strauss

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 304 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: March 2, 2009

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060898771

ISBN - 13: 9780060898779

About the Book

Combining wit and journalistic detail, "Plan B" follows Strauss's journey toward obtaining a second citizenship in a small Caribbean island--and offers a wry commentary on the future of America in a time of uncertainty.

From the Publisher

Terrorist attacks. Natural disasters. Domestic crackdowns. Economic collapse. Riots. Wars. Disease. Starvation.

What can you do when it all hits the fan?

You can learn to be self-sufficient and survive without the system.

**I''ve started to look at the world through apocalypse eyes.** So begins Neil Strauss''s harrowing new book: his first full-length worksince the international bestseller The Game, and one of the most original-and provocative-narratives of the year.

After the last few years of violence and terror, of ethnic and religious hatred, of tsunamis and hurricanes-and now of world financial meltdown-Strauss, like most of his generation, came to the sobering realization that, even in America, anything can happen. But rather than watch helplessly, he decided to do something about it. And so he spent three years traveling through a country that''s lost its sense of safety, equipping himself with the tools necessary to save himself and his loved ones from an uncertain future.

With the same quick wit and eye for cultural trends that marked The Game, The Dirt, and How to Make Love Like a Porn Star, Emergency traces Neil''s white-knuckled journey through today''s heart of darkness, as he sets out to move his life offshore, test his skills in the wild, and remake himself as a gun-toting, plane-flying, government-defying survivor. It''s a tale of paranoid fantasies and crippling doubts, of shady lawyers and dangerous cult leaders, of billionaire gun nuts and survivalist superheroes, of weirdos, heroes, and ordinary citizens going off the grid.

It''s one man''s story of a dangerous world-and how to stay alive in it.

Before the next disaster strikes, you''re going to want to read this book. And you''ll want to do everything it suggests. Because tomorrow doesn''t come with a guarantee...

About the Author

"Like a George Plimpton for the 21st Century, Neil Strauss has mastered the art of the professional amateur. In Emergency, he manages to find the humor in an otherwise frightening time, with wit, wisdom and often hilarious repercussions." (David Swanson, Maxim)

Editorial Reviews

"If you?ve ever wanted to beat the system, get off the grid, or become an escape artist, this is your manual." (Tim Ferriss, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The 4-Hour Workweek)
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