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Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs

Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs

Patrick F. McManus

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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.


Rubber Legs And White-Tail Hairs

Muldoon in Love
Afterwards, 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...


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 published novels, plays, and more than a dozen collections of his humor columns fromOutdoor Life and other magazines. 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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