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Who created it? De Becker, Gavin.
What's it called? The gift of fear : survival signals that protect us from violence / Gavin de Becker.
Who published it? New York : Dell Pub., 1998.
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 SPANISH RIVER Nonfiction  362.88 De  AVAILABLE
What's it like? x, 420 pages ; 18 cm
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references and index.
What's in it? 1. In the presence of danger -- 2. The technology of intuition -- 3. The academy of prediction -- 4. Survival signals -- 5. Imperfect strangers -- 6. High-stakes predictions -- 7. Promises to kill : understanding threats -- 8. Persistence, persistence : dealing with people who refuse to let go -- 9. Occupational hazards : violence in the workplace -- 10. Intimate enemies : domestic violence -- 11. "I was trying to let him down easy" : date stalking -- 12. Fear of children : violent children -- 13. Better to be wanted by the police than not to be wanted at all : attacks against public figures -- 14. Extreme hazards -- 15. The gift of fear.
What's it about? Explains how to use the power of intuition to identify and avoid danger, and shares advice on restraining orders and self-defense tactics.
Helpful subjects! Violence -- Psychological aspects.
Victims of crimes -- Psychology.
Women -- Crimes against.
Violent crimes -- Psychological aspects.
More people who helped! Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.
Related To Online version: De Becker, Gavin. Gift of fear. 1st ed. New York : Dell Pub., 1998 (OCoLC)647149923.
Special numbers! 0440226198
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