Humor

The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories

Author: Patrick McManus

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

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Category: Humor

Page: 224

View: 465

The author of Kerplunk! offers a collection of humorous stories on such topics as hunting, fishing, horseback riding and more. 20,000 first printing.
Humor

Real Ponies Don't Go Oink!

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 198

View: 249

A collection of humorous pieces on hunting, fishing, and wasting time.
Fiction

Kerplunk!

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 299

View: 378

The latest hilarious collection of folksy, humorous, and wonderfully wise stories about country life from the bestselling author of "The Blight Way" brings to life the offbeat, downhome characters in the Pacific Northwest.
Humor

The McManus Treasury I

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: Owl Books

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page:

View: 942

For the first time, all four of Patrick F. McManus's zany books on outdoor life are available in an attractively boxed set. Contains The Grasshopper Trap, A Fine and Pleasant Misery, Never Sniff a Gift Fish, and They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?
Humor

Into the Twilight, Endlessly Grousing

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 221

View: 232

Humorous tales about the joys and irritations of outdoor life range from instructions on how to use the boy next door for fishing-boat ballast to the delights of standing waist-deep in icy water to eating fried chicken and coffee by a smoky campfire. 100,000 first printing. Tour.
Humor

The Deer on a Bicycle

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 188

View: 208

Humorist Patrick McManus explains several facets of writing humor and provides twelve stories with commentary on each, as well as a list of humor writers he admires.
Humor

How I Got this Way

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: Henry Holt

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 222

View: 664

The author offers his own satirical approach to the subject of situational ethics, discussing leadership qualities, the use of lies, and his theory of convergence
Humor

I Fish; Therefore, I Am: And Other Observations; Three Bestselling Works Complete in One Volume; A Fine and Pleasant Misery, Never Sniff a Gift

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 654

View: 540

With his own particular brand of tongue-in-cheek humor, Patrick F. McManus plays havoc with the adventures of men and women in the great outdoors. I Fish; Therefore, I Am takes three of McManus' bestselling titles -- A Fine and Pleasant Misery, Never Sniff a Gift Fish, and They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? -- and brings them together for the first time in this three-in-one collection. Full of utterly enjoyable exposes such as "All You Ever Wanted to Know About Live Bait but Were Afraid to Ask", "Psychic Powers of Outdoorsmen", and "The Night Grandma Shot Shorty", readers will find hours of enjoyment as McManus takes the wildly unpredictable aspects of outdoorsmanship and reveals with humor and wit the pitfalls and triumphs of man versus nature. Containing over 80 slice-of-life stories by this bestselling outdoor humorist, I Fish; Therefore, I Am is a must-have addition to the library of anyone into nature sports.
Humor

They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: G K Hall & Company

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 324

View: 178

McManus celebrates the hidden pleasures, unappreciated lore, and opportunities for disaster to be found in such outdoor recreations as camping, hunting, and fishing.
Humor

Whatchagot Stew

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: Henry Holt

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 270

View: 965

Memoirs blend fact and fiction including recipes for edible and not-so-edible dishes
Juvenile Nonfiction

Kid Camping from Aaaaiii! to Zip

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: William Morrow & Company

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 125

View: 878

Humorous and practical advice on various aspects of camping, presented alphabetically.
Fiction

The Tamarack Murders

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page:

View: 910

"Bo Tully, sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, has seen his share of small-town crime. Fact is, everyone in the area knows Tully and his Blight Way of doing things. But when he and his deputy hike into the deep woods, tracking a suspected bank robber, little do they realize that they are about to witness a murder--and that, in turn, will lead the sheriff on an intricate trail, a series of twists and turns demanding his keenest crime-solving abilities"--Jacket.
Humor

McManus Treasury II

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 289

View: 707

This handsome new boxed set combines McManus`s four latest humor collections in uniform Owl editions. Includes the new The Good Samaritan Strikes Again, plus the bestsellers The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw, Real Ponies Don`t Go " Oink! " And Rubber Legs and White Tail Hairs. Print.
Fiction

My Father's War and Other Stories

Author: Barton Sutter

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 258

View: 339

A collection of six stories includes "You Ain't Dead Yet," about a young man who spends one summer working as a grave digger, and the title story about two brothers, protestors against the Vietnam War, who come to an understanding of the impact of World War II on their father's life
Fiction

The Huckleberry Murders

Author: Patrick F. McManus

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 305

View: 734

In the wake of an elderly rancher's disappearance from Blight County, Sheriff Bo Tully remains skeptical about hysterical rumors of foul play until the discovery of four murder victims in a huckleberry patch triggers a high-stakes investigation. (mystery & detective). By the author of Kerplunk!
Fiction

Walking on Water and Other Stories

Author: Allen Wier

Publisher: University Alabama Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 242

View: 510

This is a collection of short stories by 24 of the many talented writers to have studied in The University of Alabama's Program in Creative Writing over the past 20 years.
Fiction

Lovers of Their Time and Other Stories

Author: William Trevor

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 279

View: 451

Stories set in England and Ireland during the last forty years focus on the beauties and pleasures of the commonplace