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The horse in my garage and other stories

Author: Patrick F McManus
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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 pages ; 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.


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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A style that brings to mind Mark Twain, Art Buchwald, and Garrison Keillor. Patrick McManus is a treasure. Everybody should read Patrick McManus. McManus often works on the far side of memoir, where Read more...

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