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The zombie survival guide : complete protection from the living dead

Author: Max Brooks
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A guide to surviving an attack by hordes of the predatory undead explains zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective weaponry and defense strategies, how to outfit one's home for a long siege, and how to survive in any terrain.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Brooks
ISBN: 1400049628 9781400049622
OCLC Number: 51251720
Description: xiv, 254 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: THE UNDEAD: MYTHS AND REALITIES. Solanum: the virus --
Zombie attributes --
The voodoo zombie --
The Hollywood zombie --
Outbreaks --
WEAPONS AND COMBAT TECHNIQUES. General rules --
Close combat (bludgeons; edged weapons; hand weapons; power tools) --
Slings & arrows --
Firearms --
Explosives --
Fire --
Other weapons --
Armor --
ON HE DEFENSE. The private residence (defending your home) --
Public spaces (office buildings, schools, hospitals, shopping malls, churches, banks, etc.) --
The Fortress (military complexes, prisons, offshore oil rigs) --
ON THE RUN. Equipment --
Vehicles --
Terrain types (forest, plains, fields, hills, swamp, tundra, etc.) --
Alternate means of transportation --
ON THE ATTACK. Strategies (Lure and destroy, the barricade; the tower; mobile tower; the cage; the tank; the stampede; motorized sweep, etc.) --
LIVING IN AN UNDEAD WORLD. Assemble a group --
Study study study! --
Wean yourself off luxury items --
Remain vigilant --
To the ends of the earth! --
Know your location --
Become an expert --
Plan your route --
Plan B-C-D-E! --
List your gear, be ready to shop --
Construct defenses --
Plan an escape route --
Be on guard --
Remain concealed --
Remain isolated --
Duration --
Then what? --
RECORDED ATTACKS [THROUGHOUT HISTORY.]
Responsibility: Max Brooks ; illustrations by Max Werner.
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A guide to surviving an attack by hordes of the predatory undead explains zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective weaponry and defense strategies, how to outfit one's home for a long siege, and how to survive in any terrain.

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