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A Fine and Pleasant Misery

Patrick F. McManus; Edited and with an introduction by Jack Samson

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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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A Fine and Pleasant MiseryMODERN TECHNOLOGY has taken most of the misery out of the outdoors. Camping is now aluminum-covered, propane-heated, foam-padded, air-conditioned, bug-proofed, flip-topped, disposable, and transistorized. Hardship on a modern camping trip is blowing a fuse on your electric underwear, or having the battery peter out on your Porta-Shaver. A major catastrophe is spending your last coin on a recorded Nature Talk and then discovering the camp Comfort & Sanitation Center (featuring forest green tile floors and hot showers) has pay toilets.There
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"A hilarious compilation."--Los Angeles Times

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

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

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  • Patrick F. McManus; Edited and with an introduction by Jack Samson

  • Patrick F. McManus has written twelve books and two plays. There are nearly two million copies of his book in print, including his bestselling The Shoot Canoes, Don't They?; The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw; and A Fine and Pleasant Misery. He divides his time between Spokane, Washington and Idaho.
  • Patrick F. McManus
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Patrick F. McManus; Edited and with an introduction by Jack Samson

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