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A Fine and Pleasant Misery

A Fine and Pleasant Misery

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

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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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Fine And Pleasant Misery, A

A Fine and Pleasant Misery
MODERN 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,...

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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 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.

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