by Ky Furneaux
The kick-arse guide to dealing with anything the world throws at you.
Australian Ky Furneaux—top Hollywood stuntwoman and wilderness expert—shares her experience to give women 100 things they need to know to meet the world head on and succeed.
Using four guiding principles—think positive, be prepared, be adaptable, educate yourself—Ky gives you the know-how and confidence to survive and thrive in any situation, whether it’s fixing a broken heel or staying safe in the city, finding water in the desert or navigating by the stars.
Embrace your potential, get out of your comfort zone and grab life with both hands!
North American publisher: Skyhorse, March 2014
Foreign rights sold: Penguin Australia (ANZ)
Foreign rights contact: Allison Devereux, Wolf Literary Services
Film/TV rights contact: Allison Devereux, Wolf Literary Services
Ky is one of life’s fighters and survivors—I love her spirit and determination to live her life to the max!”—Bear Grylls, star of Man vs. Wild
It’s not just for girls.”—ABC News (Australia)
Film stuntwoman and wilderness expert Furneaux has excellent advice for getting home safely in her new book Girl’s Own Survival Guide.”—Cosmopolitan
“Young women would be doing themselves a favor to pop a copy of her book in their rucksack or handbag.”—The Cairnes Post (Australia)
From the pen of the ‘female Bear Grylls,’ tips on surviving the concrete jungle and the actual jungle.”—Sunday Herald Style
Stuntwoman and wilderness expert Ky—basically the female Bear Grylls—has written a book to help you be good at life in any situation.”—Girlfriend magazine
You’re Bear Grylls, but better … You go girl.”—ABC Brisbane
Whether it’s typical survival material or urban jungle problems like how to fix a broken zipper pull, she offers practical commonsense advice.”—The Sunday Age
After watching Ky on Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid, she quickly became an inspiration because of her calm, level-headed, and rational demeanor. The Superwoman’s Survvial Guide is an extension of her first hand knowledge with captivating Hollywood stories, gently guiding even the most metropolitan women, like me!”—Candace Cameron Bure, actress, author, producer
I am very proud to say that Ky was my stunt double on two projects and I trusted her then and I trust her words in this book. Thank god she leaked some of her knowledge for women like me!”—Jill Wagner, actress, host of Wipeout