Everything That Follows Is Based on Recent, Real-Life Experience That Has Been Proven to Work
Professional Survival Solutions
By James Shepherd-Barron
(Broadway Books, Paperback, 9780307886323, 256pp.)
Publication Date: May 3, 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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"In the course of my work I have built an airstrip in Burundi, helped deliver a baby to a Rwandan refugee on a Congolese roadside, navigated to safety when lost in the deserts of Chad, taken cover from ricocheting bullets in Baghdad and negotiated with rebel warlords in Darfur. I hope you don't have to do the same.
But if things get dangerous, this guide will help you--and those with you--to survive."
International aid worker James Shepherd-Barron has faced countless life-threatening situations around the world. Everything that Follows draws upon his decades of experience to offer usable advice—as practical as it is pulse-pumping—on surviving the most dangerous places on earth.
Facing down a rabid dog? Under threat of chemical attack? Needing urgently to know how to fire an AK-47? This book—crammed with easy-to-use illustrations, packing lists, useful phrases, and real-life anecdotes—provides expert advice on how to make it through.
Whether you’re about to go on a trip overseas, or just want to know what to do when the going gets tough, this guide will help you survive.
James Shepherd-Barron has worked in more than 26 countries, including the conflict zones of Iraq, Kosovo, Croatia, Central Bosnia, Burundi, and Rwanda. Once a helicopter pilot for the British army, he now runs a humanitarian affairs consultancy, working with the Red Cross, World Health Organization, UNICEF, and other clients. When not "on mission," he advises and trains senior UN operational staff.
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