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Piven, Joshua

Overview
Works: 85 works in 298 publications in 16 languages and 9,841 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Case studies  Miscellanea  Popular works  Anecdotes  Life skills guides 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: GF86, 613.69
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Most widely held works about Joshua Piven
 
Most widely held works by Joshua Piven
The worst-case scenario survival handbook by Joshua Piven( Book )

104 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 4,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts provide step-by-step instructions for escaping from, avoiding, or surviving a wide range of dire situations
The worst-case scenario survival handbook by Joshua Piven( Recording )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Mountain lions. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help survive the most harrowing predicaments: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, instructions on everything you need to know fast-from detecting a bomb to delivering a baby in the back of a cab. Providing frightening and funny real information, this indispensable guide is the definitive handbook for those times when life takes a sudden turn for the worse. The essential companion for a perilous age. Because you never know ... The authors have appeared on 20/20, Today, National Enquirer TV, as well as in Time, USA Today, The New Yorker, People, Forbes, The Washington Post, Glamour and Entertainment Weekly
As luck would have it : incredible stories, from lottery wins to lightning strikes by Joshua Piven( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a selection of true-life stories about some of the luckiest--or unluckiest--people in the world, from a woman who survived a plane crash at sea to a bank teller struck by lightning while at work inside the bank
The worst-case scenario survival handbook by Joshua Piven( Recording )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-by-step instructions to help you survive the worst that your job has to offer including: How to get a job you're not qualified for; How to survive in a cubicle; How to escape the stockroom avalanche; How to survive the office picnic; How to thwart a lunch thief; How to survive a nightmare business trip; How to survive a workplace romance; and How to clean up a spill in aisle seven
The worst-case scenario survival handbook by Joshua Piven( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to dealing with the holiday season offers coping strategies for handling obnoxious relatives, escaping a runaway parade balloon or a stampede of shoppers, rescuing someone from a chimney, and silencing carollers
The worst-case scenario survival handbook: life by Joshua Piven( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Swedish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An omnibus of fast-access survival advice on the full range of everyday life emergencies, The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: LIFE packs hundreds of instant, real solutions to daily crises because getting through the day is survival enough. Diverging from the multi-step scenarios of the previous books in the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, each of the more than 700 new scenarios here are pared to the immediate problem, the immediate first step, and some what-next advice. Categories cover home, family, travel, sports & hobbies, pets, school, beauty & fitness, on the job scenarios, and more. Complementing this whole life catalog of disaster situations are 60 full-page illustrations that reveal the problem and solution in a single, amusing visual. With helpful subject tabs and an extensive index, this SAS Survival Manual meets Helpful Hints From Heloise guide will keep readers informed and safe whether battling a bobcat or busted faucet. Because anything can go wrong, anywhere, anytime
The escape artists : true stories of people who turned their obsessions into professions by Joshua Piven( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fascinating, inspiring, and instructional stories for everyone who dreams of escaping the everyday in a dangerous, exciting, or bizarre job"--Amazon
The complete worst-case scenario survival handbook by Joshua Piven( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complemented by a searchable CD-ROM containing the entire contents of all eleven handbooks, as well as screensavers, e-cards, and wallpaper, a deluxe reference offers a host of practical remedies for every conceivable crisis, from mountain lions and blind dates to avalanches, teenage driving lessons, and Christmas turkeys on fire
As luck would have it : [incredible stories, from lottery wins to lightning strikes] by Joshua Piven( Recording )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piven offers this collection of true stories of good fortune. Characters include a lottery winner, a one-hit band, a rescued skier, and others. Each story ends with a kind of moral or lesson
This green house : home improvements for the eco-smart, the thrifty, and the do-it-yourselfer by Joshua Piven( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The space tourist's handbook : where to go, what to see, and how to prepare for the ride of your life by Eric Anderson( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides practical information for would-be space tourists, describing different types of flights and covering flight training, the launch, emergencies, and such aspects as sleeping in weightless environments and using the vacuum toilet
Bad vs worse : the ultimate guide to making lose-lose decisions by Joshua Piven( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The worst-case scenario book of survival questions by Joshua Piven( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors present their version of a "Survival Aptitude" test
The complete worst-case scenario survival handbook : man skills by Joshua Piven( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume helps the reader handle a variety of situations correctly and calmly. From survival times in various temperatures of water to how to obtain an emergency reservation or apologize when you haven't done anything wrong, the authors offer a range of clever and fun tips plus a searchable DVD-ROM
The worst-case scenario almanac( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-seller history repeats itself with this dynamic new "almanac" format that broadens the scope and content of the Worst-Case Scenario handbooks. The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History offers step-by-step illustrated scenarios on how to win a joust, survive in a dungeon, and overcome other plights of yesteryear, but the volume also features hundreds of pages of additionaland hilariousinformation in the form of lists (the worst jobs to have during the Industrial Revolution), offbeat profiles (Attila the Hun, Idi Amin), Worst-Case Wisdom (bad advice), descriptions of disasters narrowly averted, and much more. Packed with charts, graphs, maps, and timelines, The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History is an invigorating look at all that's gone wrong in the past and the best way to prepare for the future
The ultimate worst-case scenario survival handbook by David Borgenicht( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over 9 million copies sold worldwide, the Worst-Case Scenario series has been preparing readers for dangers of all kinds for more than a decade. This handsome large-format hardcover compendium is truly the ultimate guide for handling life's inevitable Worst-Case Scenarios, collecting-for the first time-hundreds of the best and most crucial scenarios from across the entire 26-book series, along with dozens of all-new and expanded scenarios, charts, and expert tips. Topical, tabloid-style pages explore more than 100 subjects, from storms to stampedes to technology failures and beyond, with special sections highlighting critical information on starting fires, animal encounters, emergency signals, "Can I eat that'" questions, and more. Packed with expert advice and sturdy enough to stop a tiger bite, this gifty tome will keep longtime fans and new initiates safe and entertained in equal measure
The worst case survival handbook : dating & sex by Joshua Piven( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't get caught with your pants down! Keep this audiobook under the pillow, in the glove compartment, and anywhere you might encounter the perils of romance. Experts provide instructions on what you need to know fast, like how to fend off a pickup artist, how to have sex in a small space, how to deal with a cheating lover, how to remove difficult clothing, how to survive an obsessive ex, how to survive if you wake up next to someone whose name you don't remember
The worst-case scenario travel handbook by Joshua Piven( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qu ni de tai kong : ba tian qi ye tai kong lu you by An de sen( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almanak van de wereldgeschiedenis : de worst-case scenario( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kroniek van de grootste rampen uit de wereldgeschiedenis, het hoe en waarom daarvan, en tips hoe de moderne mens in zo'n situatie zou kunnen overleven
 
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Alternative Names
Piven, J.

Piven, Joshua L

פיבן, ג׳ושוע

피븐, 조슈아

ピヴェン, ジョシュア

ピーヴン, ジョシュア

ペイビン, ジョシュア

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The worst-case scenario survival handbookAs luck would have it : incredible stories, from lottery wins to lightning strikesThe worst-case scenario survival handbookThe worst-case scenario survival handbookThe worst-case scenario survival handbook: lifeThe escape artists : true stories of people who turned their obsessions into professionsThe complete worst-case scenario survival handbookAs luck would have it : [incredible stories, from lottery wins to lightning strikes]