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Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs

Patrick F. McManus

Holt Paperbacks

America's favorite outdoor humorist is back with an outrageously fresh collection of stories. He introduces a variety of friends old and new, and takes readers to many exotic locales outdoors and indoors.

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Rubber Legs And White-Tail Hairs
Muldoon in LoveAfterwards, I felt bad for a while about Miss Deets, but Mom told me to stop fretting about it. She said the problem was Miss Deets had just been too delicate to teach third grade in our part of the country.Besides being delicate, Miss Deets must have also been rich. I don't recall ever seeing her wear the same dress two days in a row. To mention the other extreme, Mr. Craw, one of the seventh-grade teachers at Delmore Blight Grade School, wore the same suit every day for thirty years. Once, when Mr. Craw was sick, the suit came to school by itself
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Praise for Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs

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

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

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

"Describing Patrick F. McManus as an outdoor humorist is like saying Mark Twain wrote books abuot small boys . . . the funniest writer around today--indoors or outdoors."--Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"McManus captures the innocence most of us lose when we become grown-up, and reading him you can't help recalling similar times and events in your own life."--Booklist

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • 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.
  • Patrick F. McManus
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