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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (450 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Borgenicht, Joshua Piven Narrator: Penn Jillette Publisher: Listen & Live Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Worst-Case Scenario Series Release Date:
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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel helps you navigate the perils of travel. Learn what to do when a scorpion stings your leg, you are trapped in the trunk of a car, you are caught in the middle of a sandstorm, or you are on a runaway train. Find out how to pass a bribe, remove leeches, climb out of a well, survive a fall onto subway tracks, catch a fish without a rod, and preserve a severed limb. Hands-on, step-by-step instructions show you how to survive these and dozens of other adventures. Plus an appendix of essential travel strategies, useful phrases, and gestures to use—and avoid—will also ensure your safe return. Because you just never know …
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Quotes & Awards

  • “This is a no-nonsense, no-fooling-around guide with straightforward information. But fear not. The authors have enough perspective to acknowledge the campy appeal of an armchair guide for the anxious.”

    USA Today

  • “The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel will have you ready for just about anything.”

    Book Magazine

  • “Penn Jillette's experience as a theater performer (Penn & Teller, magicians) stands him in good stead as he gives an energetic and emphatic reading of a list of possible travel disasters with accompanying do's and don'ts. Though some (abduction by an alien) are intended to be comical, others (hostage situation, hotel fire) are all too possible. A wealth of information is related in a husky voice that commands attention. ”

    AudioFile Magazine

  • New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Alex | 2/15/2014

    " basically this is a survival guide and if you like to travel like me its got everything and more on how to survive and pretty much everything you will ever need. want to know how to land a plane or properly fall down stairs or even how to survive a hotel fire or a riot and maybe just learn how to properly pass a bribe its got it all. and has clever illustrations to boot "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nicole | 2/15/2014

    " Haha, most of the scenarios in here truly are 'worst-case', while others are a bit more practical. It was fun to read through this book, though I'm not sure how much I'd remember if I ever WERE in one of these dire situations (such as, caught in a riptide, needing to treat a severed limb, how to climb out of a well, how to ram a barricade, foiling a UFO udbuction, surviving a hostage situation, and escaping from a car that is hanging over a cliff). My favorite part might be the few pages in the back titles 'Foreign Emergancy Phrases': a list of phrases translated into four languages, such as 'Stop, thief!', 'Hello, I have been seriously wounded', 'May I borrow a towel to wipe of the blood?', 'May I use your belt as a tourniquet', and 'You will never make me talk.' "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jak | 2/13/2014

    " One of those diverting reads to pass five minutes.... i.e. when you're in the smallest room in the house. Ahem. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Bryce Holt | 2/6/2014

    " Interesting in a couple places, but not altogether worth my time or yours. Why not rename it, "Common Sense: Don't Travel to Places Where You're Going to Have Both UFO Encounters and Get Robbed by Romnichels." Oh, and don't drive off a cliff. Duh? Wasteful reading...very pulpy. "

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About the Author

Joshua Piven is coauthor, with David Borgenicht, of the bestselling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook and its sequels. More than five million copies of his books have been sold. He lives in Philadelphia.