Picture of author.

David Borgenicht

Teoksen Tiukkojen tilanteiden käsikirja tekijä

63+ teosta 9,374 jäsentä 104 arvostelua

Tietoja tekijästä

David Borgenicht, coauthor of "The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook", has an impressive array of pickup lines. He won't admit how many of these scenarios were his. (Bowker Author Biography)
Image credit: www.startrek.com


Tekijän teokset

Tiukkojen tilanteiden käsikirja (1999) 3,326 kappaletta
Toimintasankarin käsikirja (2002) 403 kappaletta
Tiukkojen tilanteiden käsikirja : Joulu (2002) — Tekijä — 361 kappaletta
Tiukkojen tilanteiden käsikirja : työ (2003) — Tekijä — 344 kappaletta
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College (2004) — Tekijä — 205 kappaletta
Tiukkojen tilanteiden käsikirja : Lapset (2003) — Tekijä — 189 kappaletta
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Life (2006) — Tekijä — 121 kappaletta
Star Trek Book of Opposites (2011) 61 kappaletta
The Worst-Case Scenario: Everest (2011) 60 kappaletta
The Worst-Case Scenario: Mars (2011) 59 kappaletta
The Worst-Case Scenario: Amazon (2011) 40 kappaletta
Det værst tænkelige på rejse (2014) 2 kappaletta

Associated Works

The Little Book of Tops: Tricks, Lore, and More/Book and Top (1993) — Toimittaja — 29 kappaletta

Merkitty avainsanalla


20th century
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Quirk Books



Survivalist and adventure fans hit information for hardcore situations, and that with tons of humor tossed in.

From ice landscapes to jungles...from Africa to South America and more, this read visits dangerous and sticky situations, which readers may or may not ever face, from all ends of the globe. Surviving a shipwreck on an island, facing down a mountain lion, or even understanding the first hints of a tsunami no longer count to secret skills after hitting these pages. The chapters divide up the possible predicaments by settings (jungle, ice, etc.), give a one paragraph introduction, and then dive into several scenarios and how to deal with them with short tips and hints.

Some skills are useful and good-to-know. Others are interesting but probably will never arise...which doesn't mean the information is useless, though. Each situation is delivered with a sense of adventure and humor, which never underplays the true danger but keeps it light-hearted and fun. The information holds general, easy tips (nothing overly technical) and will have readers proud that they know some things others probably don't. The information is also correct, which does add to the all-around-knowledge aspect and really can help out if the need arises. It's an extremely varied mix, which adds to the fun.

The writing is very fitting for the middle grade audience. The reader is directly addressed, and while the authors 'play' with each scenario and add jokes, they never talk down to the readers, either. It guarantees smiles and also helps the information sit better in the memory. There are added questions toward the end of each chapter, which hold a bit of real information checking but also offer ridiculous answer possibilities to bring snorts and giggles. The illustrations also add humor but do help readers understand the information given in the text (like how to construct emergency shelters).

It's a fun read with tons of information, too, and I do see readers enjoying this one quite a bit. I received a DRC and not only learned quite a bit but found myself smiling the entire way through.
… (lisätietoja)
Merkitty asiattomaksi
tdrecker | May 15, 2024 |
Fun book and presumably useful if you can remember what it advises and you find yourself in a dire situation.

10 minute read...
Merkitty asiattomaksi
yates9 | 32 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 28, 2024 |
Det står ikke noe nytt her som du ikke har sett på film fra før.
Merkitty asiattomaksi
adze117 | 2 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 24, 2023 |
Är du förberedd på de obehagligheter och katastrofer du faktiskt kan stöta på? Hur är det med nerverna, kunskapen och tajmingen? Har du is eller fjärilar i magen när det börjar osa hett?
I VÄRSTA FALL ger dig frågor och svar, fakta och tips som hjälper dig inventera dina färdigheter - och hitta dina kunskapsluckor. Här ställs du inför svåra val och tvingas fatta tuffa beslut. Du lär dig hantera allt från naturkatastrofer till anfallande vilddjur. Testa ditt mod, dina begränsningar och dina fobier.
Vad gör du om du blir anfallen av en haj? Överraskad av en snöstorm? Hur kommer man loss om man bara inte kunde motstå att slicka på en djupfryst lyktstolpe?
… (lisätietoja)
Merkitty asiattomaksi
CalleFriden | 32 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 9, 2023 |



You May Also Like

Associated Authors


Also by
Arvio (tähdet)
½ 3.4

Taulukot ja kaaviot