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98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive
by Cody Lundin
Cody Lundin, director of theAboriginal Living Skills School in Prescott, Arizona, shares hisown brand of wilderness wisdom in this highly anticipated newbook on commonsense, modern survival skills for the backcountry,the backyard, or the highway. This is the ultimate book on how tostay alive-based on the principle of keeping the body's coretemperature at a lively 98.6 degrees. In his entertaining and informative style, Cody stresses thata human can live without food for weeks and without water forabout three days or so. But if the body's core temperature dipsmuch below or above the 98.6 degree mark, a person can literallydie within hours. It is a concept that many don't take seriouslyor even consider, but knowing what to do to maintain a safe coretemperature when lost in a blizzard or in the desert could saveyour life. Lundin delivers the message with wit, rebellioushumor, and plenty of backcountry expertise. Watch naturalist Cody Lundin on "DualSurvival" as he uses many of the same skills and techniquestaught in his book: 98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your AssAlive. As seen in the 10-part series "Dual Survival" on The Discovery Channel! Cody Lundinand his AboriginalLiving Skills School have been featured in dozens of national andinternational media sources, including Dateline NBC, CBS News,USA Today, The Donny and Marie Show, and CBC Radio One in Canada,as well as on the cover of Backpacker magazine. When not teachingfor his own school, he is an adjunct faculty member at YavapaiCollege and a faculty member at the Ecosa Institute. Cody is theonly person in Arizona licensed to catch fish with his hands, andlives in a passive solar earth home sixty miles from Prescott,Arizona.
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