The zombie survival guide : complete protection from the living dead / Max Brooks ; illustrations by Max Werner
Book | Three Rivers Press | 2003 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
xiv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 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.]
Summary
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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ISBN
1400049628
9781400049622
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