How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need by Judith Matloff audiobook

How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need: Survival Tricks for Hacking, Hurricanes, and Hazards Life Might Throw at You

By Judith Matloff
Read by Tonya Cornelisse

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780062970930
7.41 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
  • $20.99
    or 1 Credit

    ISBN: 9780063013827

    $12.99 With Membership: Learn More
  • Regular Price: $29.99

    Special Price $15.00

    ISBN: 9781094159652

    In Stock ● Ships in 1-2 days

  • Regular Price: $39.99

    Special Price $20.00

    ISBN: 9781094159669

    In Stock ● Ships in 1-2 days

As we have seen with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, disaster preparedness is not a luxury.  Everyone from Louis Pasteur to the Girl Scouts has championed the motto “Be Prepared”—but what does that mean in today’s constantly changing world? In this age of anxiety, when reports of mass shootings, political unrest, the threat of nuclear war, devastating natural disasters, and digital attacks dominate the news and are transforming our lives, we yearn for some control. We want to make sensible decisions to help keep us on track when everything seems to be going off the rails. We want to be ready—to the best of our abilities—for the worst that can happen. As a seasoned war correspondent with more than thirty years of experience working in crisis zones and a pioneering safety consultant, Judith Matloff knows about personal security and risk management. In How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need, she shares her tried-and-true methods to help you confidently handle whatever challenges comes your way. Learn how to: Perform emergency first aid Create a bunker Keep yourself safe when traveling Keep yourself safe from online hacks and dozens of other invaluable tips to stay safe in any circumstances Blending humorous stories and anecdotes with serious advice, Matloff explains how to remain upright in stampedes, avoid bank fraud, prevent sexual assault, stay clean in a shelter, and even be emotionally prepared for loss. From cyber security, active shooter situations, and travel, to natural disasters and emotional resilience, she shares tips that will give even the most anxious person a sense of control over life’s unpredictable perils. Unfortunately, we can’t anticipate all the crises of our lives. But with How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need, you’ll find the skills and confidence you need to weather an emergency. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

Learn More
Membership Details
  • Only $12.99/month gets you 1 Credit/month
  • Cancel anytime
  • Hate a book? Then we do too, and we'll exchange it.
See how it works in 15 seconds

Summary

Summary

As we have seen with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, disaster preparedness is not a luxury. 

Everyone from Louis Pasteur to the Girl Scouts has championed the motto “Be Prepared”—but what does that mean in today’s constantly changing world? In this age of anxiety, when reports of mass shootings, political unrest, the threat of nuclear war, devastating natural disasters, and digital attacks dominate the news and are transforming our lives, we yearn for some control. We want to make sensible decisions to help keep us on track when everything seems to be going off the rails. We want to be ready—to the best of our abilities—for the worst that can happen.

As a seasoned war correspondent with more than thirty years of experience working in crisis zones and a pioneering safety consultant, Judith Matloff knows about personal security and risk management. In How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need, she shares her tried-and-true methods to help you confidently handle whatever challenges comes your way.

Learn how to:

  1. Perform emergency first aid
  2. Create a bunker
  3. Keep yourself safe when traveling
  4. Keep yourself safe from online hacks
  5. and dozens of other invaluable tips to stay safe in any circumstances

Blending humorous stories and anecdotes with serious advice, Matloff explains how to remain upright in stampedes, avoid bank fraud, prevent sexual assault, stay clean in a shelter, and even be emotionally prepared for loss. From cyber security, active shooter situations, and travel, to natural disasters and emotional resilience, she shares tips that will give even the most anxious person a sense of control over life’s unpredictable perils. Unfortunately, we can’t anticipate all the crises of our lives. But with How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need, you’ll find the skills and confidence you need to weather an emergency.

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Manages to be extremely practical, laugh-out-loud funny, and somehow very comforting. In these uncertain times, thoughtful preparedness is a key to happiness, and Matloff covers every situation.” Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author
“It’s always nice to know that you’re in the best of all possible hands, and that’s how you’ll feel reading Judith Matloff…[in] this wise and witty book.” Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author
“Matloff has turned decades of experience in war zones and disasters into a brilliantly practical guide for how to stay safe and help others when things go wrong. If you’re going to read one book to prepare for the unthinkable, read this one.” Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Judith Matloff

Author Bio: Judith Matloff

Judith Matloff is a seasoned foreign correspondent who has pioneered safety training for media and women. She teaches conflict reporting at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and has consulted for many organizations around the world, including NBC Universal, the United Nations, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the State Department. She is the author of No Friends but the Mountains, Home Girl ,and Fragments of a Forgotten War. A graduate of Harvard, her articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Economist, the Financial Times, and other publications. She lives in New York City with her family.

Titles by Author

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 7.41
Audience: Adult
Language: English