The Action Hero's Handbook: How to Catch a Great White Shark, Perform the Vulcan Nerve Pinch, and Dozens of Other TV and Movie Skills

By David Borgenicht and Joe Borgenicht
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3.83 Hours 10/29/2002 unabridged
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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Up with the Indiana Joneses   For everyone who’s ever wanted to be as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, or as tough as Charlie’s Angels, The Action Hero’s Handbook is the ultimate guide to the essential skills every action hero needs to survive and thrive in this dangerous but exciting world.   This book features dozens of real-life action hero techniques, directly from experts in the subjects at hand: FBI agents, sexologists, stuntmen, hypnotists, karate masters, criminologists, detectives, and many others. Learn how to:       •  Catch a great white shark     •  Deliver the Vulcan Nerve Pinch     •  Spyproof your hotel room     •  Win a fight when outnumbered     •  Climb down Mount Rushmore National Monument   And dozens of other Good Guy Skills, Paranormal Skills, Fighting Skills, and Escape Skills. With meticulously researched step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The Action Hero’s Handbook will get you ready for anything. Good luck—we’re all counting on you.

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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Up with the Indiana Joneses
 
For everyone who’s ever wanted to be as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, or as tough as Charlie’s Angels, The Action Hero’s Handbook is the ultimate guide to the essential skills every action hero needs to survive and thrive in this dangerous but exciting world.
 
This book features dozens of real-life action hero techniques, directly from experts in the subjects at hand: FBI agents, sexologists, stuntmen, hypnotists, karate masters, criminologists, detectives, and many others. Learn how to:
 
    •  Catch a great white shark
    •  Deliver the Vulcan Nerve Pinch
    •  Spyproof your hotel room
    •  Win a fight when outnumbered
    •  Climb down Mount Rushmore National Monument
 
And dozens of other Good Guy Skills, Paranormal Skills, Fighting Skills, and Escape Skills. With meticulously researched step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The Action Hero’s Handbook will get you ready for anything. Good luck—we’re all counting on you.

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Author Bio: David Borgenicht

David Borgenicht is a writer, editor, publisher, and co-author of all the books in the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series. He is the president and publisher of Quirk Books. Borgenicht has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs, including the Today show, 20/20, Late Night with Conan O’Brienthe Tyra Banks Show, and many others. A popular public speaker, he has given speeches at dozens of venues, including American Express, the Commonwealth Club, and the 92nd Street Y. He currently lives with his family in Philadelphia. 

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Author Bio: Joe Borgenicht

Joe Borgenicht is a writer and producer who has co-authored several books, including The Action Hero’s Handbook, and Mom Always Said “Don’t Play Ball in the House” and Other Stuff We Learned from TV. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and son.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 3.83
Audience: Adult
Edition: English