The Action Heroine's Handbook

By Jennifer Worick; Joe Borgenicht
(Quirk Books, Paperback, 9781931686686, 192pp.)

Publication Date: July 1, 2003

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Description

Get Some Action!
 
For every woman who wants to be as tough as Lara Croft, as nimble as the Bionic Woman, and as babe-a-licious as Charlie’s Angels, The Action Heroine’s Handbook shows you the essential skills you’ll need to conquer the bad guys and save the day without breaking a sweat.
 
Find out how the real action heroines do it, directly from a host of experts, including stuntwomen, jujitsu instructors, helicopter pilots, detectives, forensic psychologists, survivalists, primatologists, and many others.
 
Learn to:
 
     •  Profile a serial killer
     •  Outwit a band of home intruders
     •  Navigate white water rapids
     •  Go undercover as a beauty queen
     •  Outrun a fireball
 
And dozens of other Tough Chick Skills, Beauty Skills, Brain Skills, Brawn Skills, and Escape Skills. Special sections and appendices feature the top action heroine hairdos, handbag essentials, and the best footwear for every action situation. With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, The Action Heroine’s Handbook will prepare you to save the world, one baddie at a time.




About the Author

Jennifer Worick is the co-author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex. She lives in Philadelphia. Joe Borgenicht is the co-author of The Action Hero’s Handbook and The Baby Owner’s Manual. He lives in Salt Lake City.

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