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Rossen to the Rescue

Rossen to the Rescue

Secrets to Avoiding Scams, Everyday Dangers, and Major Catastrophes

Jeff Rossen

Flatiron Books

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"Read this book, of course.”
Publishers Weekly

NBC NATIONAL INVESTIGATIVE CORRESPONDENT AND HOST OF “ROSSEN REPORTS” ON TODAY BRINGS THE ULTIMATE HANDBOOK TO LIFE.

Do you know where to take shelter in an earthquake? How to bust a lying car mechanic? Save money at the store?

You’ll know now.

Every morning, millions of Americans watch Jeff Rossen explain how to solve our most harrowing problems, such as: how to put out a kitchen fire, find bedbugs, avoid rip-offs, and even how to survive a plane crash. In Rossen to the Rescue, he includes daring experiments, expert advice, and game plans for handling all the wild cards in life—big and small—while sharing personal, and sometimes embarrassing, anecdotes that he couldn’t tell on television. Overflowing with never-before-seen tips and tricks, this book is filled with enough hacks to keep you and your family safe…and it just might save your life.

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INTRODUCTION


DO YOU KNOW HOW TO survive a plane crash? How to spot bedbugs? What if someone breaks into your home? What if a contractor is trying to rip you off?

Most of us don’t know any of this stuff. And most of us don’t...

Reviews

Praise for Rossen to the Rescue

"Jeff shares practical nuggets of knowledge that dramatically boost your chance of success and even survival when faced with threats”
—Mehmet Oz, M.D., NYP/Columbia University

"Rossen’s self-deprecating humor prevents his tips and insights from coming across as patronizing, and his earnest desire to help his readers and viewers shines through in every vignette... Read this book, of course.”
Publishers Weekly

"Rossen to the Rescue is filled with invaluable ideas and information on everything a family needs to know. From protecting your home and children to survival techniques. I know EXTREME and this book is a simple and EXTREME guide to everyday living."
—Ty Pennington

"Knowledge and experience takes years, but Jeff gives you the Cliff Notes!"
—Abel Fernandez, Miami Dade Fire Rescue Battalion Chief

“A survival guide for the modern world. Alternating between humor and seriousness, an entertaining and insightful read.”
—Jim Douglas, Paramedic (PCP) - Technical Rescue Instructor

“If you have a computer or a smartphone, this book keeps you ahead of the hackers and protects you. It’s full of personal anecdotes and practical tips.”
—Jim Stickley, Cyber Security Expert

“Jeff Rossen has undoubtedly saved countless lives with his safety reports. Rossen to the Rescue is a compelling compilation of his best tips that will be an invaluable and entertaining resource for anyone who wants to protect themselves and their families.”
—Libby Rector Snipe, Rail Safety Expert at Operation Lifesaver, Inc.

"Rossen to the Rescue is the user manual for everyday life we’ve been missing. Much like a Swiss Army knife, this book is a useful tool for everything from how to avoid a scam to how to protect your kids. Rossen captures the spirit of his popular Rossen Reports onto the pages of this smart, accessible how-to-guide."
—Torine Creppy, Safe Kids Worldwide

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About the author

Jeff Rossen

Jeff Rossen began his broadcasting career as a teenager in radio before making the transition to local television as a reporter. He earned an Emmy Award for “Deadline News Writing,” an Edward R. Murrow Award for his work covering the September 11th attacks, and has also received an award from the U.S. Justice Department for his special reporting on crime victims. Jeff Rossen joined NBC News as a New York-based correspondent in September 2008 and was named National Investigative Correspondent in 2012. He contributes to all NBC News programs and platforms including TODAY, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, NBCNews.com, and the network’s mobile properties. Jeff is the author of Rossen to the Rescue.

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October 9 - November 18, 2017

Meet NBC News contributor Jeff Rossen as he reads from his new book Rossen to the Rescue: Secrets to Avoiding Scams, Everyday Dangers, and Major Catastrophes.

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