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100 skills you'll need for the end of the world as we know it
Other title(s):
One hundred skills you'll need for the end of the world as we know it
ISBN:
9781612124568
Publication:
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2015]
Physical Description:
222 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Summary:
What skills will you need after a global catastrophe? Whether it's the end of oil, an environmental disaster, or something entirely unforeseen, Ana Maria Spagna outlines 100 skills you'll find indispensable for life after the apocalypse. Once the dust has settled, you'll need to know how to barter, perform basic first aid, preserve food, cut your own hair, clean a chimney, navigate by the stars, stitch a wound, darn socks, and sharpen blades. You'll also want to build a stable and safe community, so you'll need to master the arts of conversation, child raising, listening, music making, and storytelling. This fascinating and entertaining book, full of quirky illustrations by artist Brian Cronin, will provoke surprise, debate, and laughter while it provides a road map to greater self-reliance and joy, whatever the future brings.
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From celestial navigation to sharpening blades, Ana Maria Spagna outlines 100 skills you'll find indispensable for life after an apocalyptic global catastrophe. She covers obvious needs like first aid and farming, while also providing suggestions on how to build a safe and culturally rich community through storytelling and music making. Full of quirky illustrations by Brian Cronin, this book will provoke surprise, debate, and laughter as it leads you to greater self-reliance and joy -- whatever the future brings.