Friday, April 22, 2011

The Little Black Book of Violence by Lawrence Kane and Kris Wilder-ADVISABLE

The Little Black Book of Violence: What Every Young Man Needs to Know About FightingKane, Lawrence and Wilder, Kris, The Little Black Book of Violence, YMAA Publications, 2009. INFORMATION.

In America, 80% of the violent crimes committed by men. Men are also twice as likely to become the victims of aggressive behavior. Violence, no matter how trivial, has the potential to escalate into a grave situation. This is the reason why Lawrence Kane and Kris Wilder, martial arts experts since the 1970s, have written this book. Inside, young adults will find self-defense tips and techniques, street survival behavior, and tricks for de-escalating street fights.

This no-nonsense guide to violence is a great addition to a library’s collection. The layout is well-done. The information provided is practical, helpful, and easy to learn. Readers who are interested in self-defense, martial arts, or are looking to become street smart will enjoy and learn a lot from reading this book.MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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