Last-Minute Survival Secrets

Last-Minute Survival Secrets
Last-Minute Survival Secrets

Last-Minute Survival Secrets

128 Ingenious Tips to Endure the Coming Apocalypse and Other Minor Inconveniences
By Joey Green


240 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $19.95)

ISBN 9781613749852

Rights: US, CA & MX

Chicago Review Press (Nov 2014)


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The Department of Homeland Security advises all citizens to develop an Emergency Preparedness Plan, along with a Disaster Supply Kit . . . but who has the time? Don't panic—it's Joey Green to the rescue! Last-Minute Survival Secrets contains more than a hundred ingenious survival tips that may sound quirky at first but really do work. You will discover how to escape perilous situations using common household products:• Start a campfire with potato chips• Create a Wi-Fi antenna from a coffee can• Repair a broken fan belt with a pair of panty hose• Prevent heatstroke with a disposable diaper • Remove cactus spines with Elmer's glue• Open a locked suitcase with a ballpoint pen• And much, much more!The book also includes interesting and goofy sidebars related to these survival tactics and fascinating trivia to keep you entertained until FEMA arrives—which may be a while. It's the perfect resource for armchair survivalists, budding MacGyvers, and adventurists on a budget.


"At first glance [the book] is just a funny take on survival techniques that readers might never imagine needing—creating secret weapons, such as fireballs made with flour, for example. But a closer look reveals many extremely useful, if improbable, techniques involving simple household items." —Library Journal

"What a fantastic little book Green, author of about a skajillion books…has written!" —Library Journal

Author Biography

Joey Green is the author of more than 50 books, including Joey Green's Fix-It Magic, The Ultimate Mad Scientist Handbook, and Polish Your Furniture with Panty Hose. He has written for Rolling Stone, National Lampoon, Time, and more.