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How to Avoid Being Killed in A Warzone

How to Avoid Being Killed in A Warzone
How to Avoid Being Killed in A Warzone

by: Rosie Garthwaite,
ISBN:9992142634
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Published: 20110516

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Written by Rosie Garthwaite, whose career as a journalist started in war-torn Basra, this book combines practical advice with contributions from journalists and commentators, including Rageh Omar and John Simpson, who share their experiences and advice on surviving in difficult and dangerous situations.
Rosie Garthwaite's book is as informative as it is entertaining and as practical as it is well written. It deserves a place on the bookshelf or under the backpack flap of everyone who has endured the ups and downs of wanderlust and warzones
All medical students should read it along with all their formal ABC First Aid manual
Essential knowledge on first aid, emergency medicine, getting fresh water and food, drugs, and surviving an attack. Anyone traveling in one of the listed hot spots will find crucial information for avoiding harm in this excellent guide.
[A] gonzo survival guide
In a chatty first-person voice, [Garthwaite] weaves her own experience with anecdotes from fellow journalists, aid workers, former hostages and other war-zone veterans. The information on medical care, wilderness survival and food would be useful anywhere.
Her voice is a heady combination of breezy charm, sardonic seen-it-allness, and straight-talk-ery... She could sell a warzone as an adventure holiday purely on her personality... if you need its advice, keep it close and read it often
Written by Rosie Garthwaite, whose career as a journalist started in war-torn Basra, this book combines practical advice with contributions from journalists and commentators, including Rageh Omar and John Simpson, who share their experiences and advice on surviving in difficult and dangerous situations.
Rosie Garthwaite is a TV journalist who works in the Middle East. She began her career as a freelance reporter in Basra, Iraq when she had just left university, where she learned about survival through personal experience. She lives in Doha, Qatar. This is her first book.
Includes advice by over thirty leading journalists, including Rageh Omaar and John Simpson
Comprehensive and practical

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