For Immediate Release
Contact: Tony Nester, 928-526-2552
book, When the Grid Goes Down, covers the six key areas
of home self-reliance and how families can prevail in place when
Flagstaff, AZ January 23, 2013 - Designed as a
companion to the previously published
Surviving a Disaster, this how-to book covers how to
prepare for both short-term survival ranging from 24-72 hours as
well as long-term situations resulting from a grid-down
emergency or pandemic. It includes realistic strategies that
families can immediately implement for preparing their home and
sticks to the essential methods and gear for getting started.
author of the book, Tony Nester, is an internationally
recognized expert on survival and self-reliance. He has authored
four instructional books and three DVDs and provides hands-on
survival courses for the military special operations community,
US Marshals, NTSB, and FAA.
Nester who lives in a passive solar, strawbale house, points
out that, "Learning survival shouldn't involve a fear-based
approach and you won't hear any doom and gloom rhetoric
in this book. Urban survival preparation is meant to be
empowering as you plan for your specific region, acquire
pertinent skills and cut through the gear-hype to find out what
is necessary to face a real-world emergency."
When the Grid Goes Down covers water storage and
purification, alternative water sources, creating a "water map"
for your city, the three essential food types to stock up on,
designing an off-grid medical kit, home security measures, as
well as coping with energy blackouts. There is even a Q & A
section taken from the author's survival courses over the years.
"You won't find any rehashed emergency checklists. Everything
in the book comes from real-world applications and has been
rigorously field tested over the years as well as being utilized
daily in our own home," says Nester.
Ordering Information: Published by Diamond Creek Press, ISBN
978-0-9713811-4-8, 88 pages softcover, cost is $12.95 plus $5.50
shipping. To order,
For media inquiries or to receive a review copy, please send
your request to Ancient Pathways Survival School, LLC,
2532 N 4th St, PMB #313, Flagstaff,
Arizona 86004-3712 or contact us at
Diamond Creek Press is the creator of pragmatic,
field-tested, how-to books and instructional DVDs on survival
and self-reliance. We are an independently owned publishing
company based in Flagstaff, Arizona. Owner and author Tony
Nester is a fulltime survival instructor who is dedicated to
providing reliable information and skills while researching
methods for survival in both urban and wilderness settings.
About the Author
for more about Tony Nester
Tony Nester is one of the foremost survival instructors in
the U.S. and runs Ancient Pathways, a survival training
school in Flagstaff, Arizona. His company is the primary
provider of survival training for Military Special Operations
units from around the world and he has instructed the National
Transportation & Safety Board (NTSB), US Marshals, FAA, and
served as a technical consultant for the film Into the Wild.
Tony has been featured on the Discovery Channel, Travel Channel,
Fox News, the New York Times, and Maxim Magazine.