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The horse in my garage and other stories

Author: Patrick F McManus
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a collection of humorous stories on such topics as hunting, fishing, and horseback riding.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick F McManus
ISBN: 9781620870648 1620870649
OCLC Number: 783160488
Description: xi, 207 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface --
A scholar of worms --
Shaping up for the hunt --
A bit about my writing life --
Big --
$7,000 TV historical extravaganza --
Wild life in a room with a view --
Risk assessment --
The forty-pound brown trout --
Bear hunters --
A lake too far --
The chicken chronicles --
Secret athlete --
The McManus principles --
Basic lying made easy --
A chainsaw kind of guy --
The lady who kept things --
September song --
The longest march --
The stalk --
The horse in my garage --
The tent --
To smoke a steelhead --
The teachings of Rancid Crabtree --
Christmas shopping --
Who ate my Shakespeare? --
Romantic moments --
The canoe --
The writing of "The green box" --
A routine fishing trip --
The brown pelican --
Canoodled --
Christmas over easy --
Dog people --
Finding my roots --
The longest three miles --
Scrabble's powers of observation --
The dark and other dangers.
Responsibility: by Patrick F. McManus.

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A guide to the author's existing work in humour. It weighs in on his childhood, everyday life, and outdoor tales with his typical exaggerated commentary that can elicit a belly laugh from all types  Read more...
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McManus writes about people and situations that, even if they are made up, are so vividly and entertainingly presented that they might as well be real. For the author's many fans, and for lovers of Read more...

 
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