What Would MacGyver Do?: True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday Life
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|Grouping Author||vaughan brendan|
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|Last Indexed||2019-04-23 04:52:17AM|
You're driving on a deserted road when your car dies. Your cell phone isn't getting service. All you have on hand are a gum wrapper and a wire hanger
Or maybe you're living in a building without central air conditioning in July. You can't afford an AC; all you have access to are a fan and a bucket of water.
In such times of desperation, many have called upon the symbol of all that is inventive, the hero who awed thousands with his cool, quick wit: What would MacGyver do? they ask.
For anyone who's ever wished they could channel the 1980s action-adventure icon comes this clever collection of forty-five true stories, commemorating the use of improvised genius to solve everyday problems. Inspired by television's Angus MacGyver (played by Richard Dean Anderson), a secret agent who relied on his brains and scientific prowness-not to mention duct tape and a Swiss Army knife-to save the day, the "MacGyverisms" recounted range from the concrete (using Chex Mix to provide taction in an icy parking lot) to the intangible (saving a relationship with the perfect turn of phrase). 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..
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|title_display||What Would MacGyver Do?|
|title_full||What Would MacGyver Do? True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday Life|
|title_short||What Would MacGyver Do?|
|title_sub||True Stories of Improvised Genius in Everyday Life|
|topic_facet||Humor (Nonfiction), Nonfiction|