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Patrick F. McManus

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 Bear in the Attic
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The Bear in the Attic

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date

Starting with his trademark outdoorsman's wit, Patrick F. McManus's newest collection...

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Never Cry
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Never Cry "Arp!" and Other Great Adventures

Patrick F. McManus
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

America's best-selling outdoor humorist for adults has a secret following: middle-grade and young-adult readers.

Never Cry "Arp!" is a lively collection of twelve stories about young...

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How I Got This Way
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How I Got This Way

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

Patrick McManus, the bestselling author of such hilarious books as A Fine and Pleasant Misery and Never Sniff a Gift Fish, now offers readers solid thoughts on the qualities that define...

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The Good Samaritan Strikes Again
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The Good Samaritan Strikes Again

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

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

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Real Ponies Don't Go Oink!
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Real Ponies Don't Go Oink!

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

Bestsellers by America's favorite humorist:

-A Fine And Pleasant Misery
They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?
Never Sniff A Gift Fish
The Grasshopper Trap
Rubber Legs And White...

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The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw
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The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

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

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Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs
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Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
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...

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The Grasshopper Trap
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The Grasshopper Trap

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

The bestselling author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? is at it again with more of his zany spoofs of The Great Outdoors.

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Never Sniff A Gift Fish
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Never Sniff A Gift Fish

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

More humerous observations and insights into the agonies and ecstacies of hunting, fishing, and camping by the author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?and other celebrations of life in the...

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They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?
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They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?

Patrick F. McManus
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

McManus celebrates the hidden pleasures, unappreciated lore, and opportunities for disaster to be found in such outdoor recreations as camping, hunting, and fishing

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A Fine and Pleasant Misery
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A Fine and Pleasant Misery

Patrick F. McManus; Edited and with an introduction by Jack Samson
Henry Holt and Co.
Holt Paperbacks

A Fine and Pleasant Misery

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

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