The Good Samaritan Strikes Again

Patrick F. McManus

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More witty cautionary tales of outdoor life, by everybody's favorite expert on the subject, Patrick F. McManus.

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THE WORRY BOXI have this theory that people possess a certain capacity for worry, no more, no less. It's as though a person has a little psychic box that he feels compelled to keep filled with worries. When one worry disappears from the box, he immediately replaces it with another worry, so the box is always full. He is never short of worries. If a new crop of worries comes in, the person sorts through the box for lesser worries and kicks them out, until he has enough room for the new worries. The lesser worries just lie around on the floor, until there's room

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"Patrick McManus is a treasure."--the Atlantic

"Everybody should read Patrick McManus."--the New York Times Book Review

"A style that brings to mind Mark Twait, Art Buchwald, and Garrison Keillor."--People

"The funniest writer around today."--Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"McManus is today's most gifted outdoor humorist."--Detroit Free Press

"McManus captures the innocence most of us lose when we become grown-up."--Booklist

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Patrick F. McManus

Patrick F. McManus has written twelve books and two plays. There are nearly two million copies of his books in print, including his bestselling They Shoot Canoes Don't They?; The Night The Bear Ate Goombaw; and A Fine and Pleasant Mystery. He divides his time between Spokane, Washington, and Idaho.

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The Good Samaritan Strikes Again
Patrick F. McManus

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Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks
August 1993
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466809413
ISBN10: 1466809418
212 pages
$9.99

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Trade Paperback
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks
August 1993
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805029222
ISBN10: 0805029222
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 212 pages
$14.99
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