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What Would MacGyver Do? : True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday Life (Reprint) (Paperback)

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A clever collection of true stories celebrating real-life ?MacGyverisms?
For anyone who?s ever wished they could channel 1980s action-adventure icon Angus MacGyver?a secret agent known for relying on his brains, scientific prowess, duct tape, and a Swiss Army knife to save the day?this unique collection commemorates the use of improvised genius in everyday life. The ?MacGyverisms? recounted range from the concrete (using Chex Mix to provide traction in an icy parking lot) to the intangible (saving a relationship with the perfect turn of phrase). Divided by theme, the book features over forty true accounts in all?some by well-known writers, including Chuck Klosterman and A. J. Jacobs, most by ordinary people.
Edgy, entertaining, and smirk-to-yourself funny, these masterfully told stories reveal that, with a little luck and a lot of ingenuity, you can ?MacGyver? yourself out of virtually any predicament.

A humorous volume of forty-five true stories recounts the resourceful innovations of people who used science and ingenuity to resolve tricky situations, including a person who used breakfast cereal to provide traction in an icy parking lot.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 194
Genre: Humor
Sub-Genre: Inventions
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Brendan Vaughan
Language: English
Street Date: December 18, 2007
TCIN: 12812337
UPC: 9780452289291
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-9579
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