Friday, July 24, 2009

5 Great Books On Survival

By Flea - Be A Survivor

Here are 5 really good survival type books I have read. I enjoyed all of them thoroughly and Jack Spigarelli's book should be required reading for anyone interedt in survival.

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1.) When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need To Survive When Disaster Strikes– Cody Lundin - This a great all around book and I recommend this one as well as Cody's other books. Very informative and entertaining as well!

2.) Crisis Preparedness Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Home Storage and Physical Survival– John Spigarelli - This book is the best book for getting into survivalism. This is a classic for sure and required reading as far as I am concerned.

3.) Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe in a Crisis– Peggy Layton - Best food book out there, period.

4.) Starting a New Life in Rural America: 21 Things You Need to Know Before You Make Your Move– Ragnar Benson - Not survival per se but an excellent primer on country living which is directly related to survival. I recommend anything Ragnar Benson writes...

5.) Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life– Neil Strauss - This guy went above and beyond as far as his preparations go. Not everything is completely practical but my hat is off to him...

...that is all.

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7 comments:

  1. Hey, thanks for the links, buddy! Can't ever have enough books, ya know?

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  2. A good book for kids to start them out is "My Side of the Mountain".

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  3. Flea,

    Great suggestions! It is always good to be educating yourself in all manner of things.

    Best regards,
    Albert
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  4. I have several books by Ragnar Benson. I can't recommend them highly enough.

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  5. Thanks guys!

    Thirdpower, I will read anything Ragnar writes...his books are some of my favorites!

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  6. Read Cody Lundin's book,and while it would be good for a beginner, I didn't find it as helpful as I thought it would. Then again, I was looking for something a bit more advance for suburban survival, so that is my fault.

    I would recommend the book for a beginner or a child though, for it does entertain and give good advice for a non-prepper.

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  7. CS,

    I agree...the only advanced books on survival I have come across are by the name that keeps popping up, Ragnar Benson.

    Most books unfortunately cover the basics, Spigarelli's and Layton's book are a bit more advanced.

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