Spy Secrets That Can Save your Life

Spy Secrets That Can Save your Life

A Former CIA Officer Reveals Safety and Survival Techniques to Keep You and Your Family Protected

eBook - 2015
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The New York Times bestseller that reveals the safety, security, and survival techniques that 99% of Americans don't know--but should

When Jason Hanson joined the CIA in 2003, he never imagined that the same tactics he used as a CIA officer for counter intelligence, surveillance, and protecting agency personnel would prove to be essential in every day civilian life.

In addition to escaping handcuffs, picking locks, and spotting when someone is telling a lie, he can improvise a self-defense weapon, pack a perfect emergency kit, and disappear off the grid if necessary. He has also honed his "positive awareness"--a heightened sense of his surroundings that allows him to spot suspicious and potentially dangerous behavior--on the street, in a taxi, at the airport, when dining out, or in any other situation.

In his engaging and empowering book Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life , Jason shares this know-how with readers, revealing how to:

* prevent home invasions, carjackings, muggings, and other violent crimes
* run counter-surveillance and avoid becoming a soft target
* recognize common scams at home and abroad
* become a human lie detector in any setting, including business negotiations
* gain peace of mind by being prepared for anything instead of uninformed or afraid

With the skill of a trained operative and the relatability of a suburban dad, Jason Hanson brings his top-level training to everyday Americans in this must-have guide to staying safe in an increasingly dangerous world.
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Publishing Group,, 2015.
ISBN: 9780698196766
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Aug 21, 2018

I enjoyed reading this, but it mostly said things that I already knew. However, there is a fairly large segment of the population that would benefit from reading it, so I gave it 4 and 1/2 stars. I agree with some of the other comments that he spends a lot of time selling products, but I do plan on purchasing a tactical pen.

Apr 04, 2017

Pretty basic knowledge I won't recommend it

Cynthia_N Feb 20, 2016

Really interesting book!! I learned a lot! I would recommend this book to everyone because it could save your life! Seriously! And I need a tactical pen!

LRS1969 Dec 16, 2015

Actually not as good as I had hoped.

Not that it was bad, it was on the positive side of okay.

It had a lot of common sense information, information readily available from other similar sources, very little as "spy secrets".

Dec 03, 2015

The "secrets" in this book are just well-organized common sense. A lot of words are devoted to selling products on the author's website. His "free" offers don't include postage and for the amount he's charging for that, you can get several of the "free" items on eBay. If you can get past all the self-promotion, there are some valid tips.

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