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The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

Patrick F. McManus

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The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

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


Night The Bear Ate Goombaw, The

I have long been a student of sequences, probably because of my upbringing on a farm and, perhaps the larger influence, my association with my stepfather, Hank. My mother remarried...


Praise for The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

“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 Twain, Art Buchwald, and Garrison Keillor.” —People

“The funniest writer around today.” —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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