Vol 9 No 1 (2017)
Book Reviews

The Gift of Fear - A Book Review

C Taylor
Athabasca University
Published April 28, 2017


The following review of The Gift of Fear written in 1997 by Gavin De Becker, Security Consultant, outlines the effectiveness of De Becker’s sound approach to personal safety and prevention of violence in the cases of stalking and other potentially dangerous situations. Creative non-fiction techniques within the work are also explored highlighting the effectiveness and readability of the work. Keywords: Stalking, Security, Creative Non-Fiction, Prevention, Violence, The Gift of Fear