books by Patrick F. McManus

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The Grasshopper Trap
Patrick F. Mcmanus

Owl/Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1985


A Fine and Pleasant Misery
Patrick F. McManus

Demco Media, 2002

A selection of McManus's contributions to Field and Stream offers zany observations on the hapless victims of camping, fishing, hunting, and hiking. Book available.


I Fish; Therefore, I Am: And Other Observations
Patrick F. McManus

Galahad, 2001

Three bestsellers in one delightful volume--at an unbeatable price! With his own particular brand of wry tongue-in-cheek humor, Patrick F. McManus spins riotously amusing slice-of-life stories of men, women, and their adventures in the great outdoors. The laughter will start right at the clever titles: A Fine and Pleasant Misery , Never Sniff a Gift Fish , and T hey Shoot Canoes, Don't They? Full of enjoyable exposés such as "All You Ever ...


Real Ponies Don't Go Oink
Patrick F. McManus

Dh Audio, 1991

"True-life" tales of man against nature in a collection sure to entertain the most hard-to-please listener. 2 cassettes.


How I Got This Way

Holt Paperbacks, 2010

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 leadership, beginning with the need to be tall, and much more, in this outrageous collection of short pieces that reveals his tortuous trip along the writer's path.


The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw
Patrick F. McManus

Holt Paperbacks, 1990

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


Pavlov's Trout: The Incompleat Psychology of Everyday Fishing
Paul G. Quinnett

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1998

Examines the mysteries of the sport of fishing from the perspective of modern psychology and explores the motivations that attract people to fishing.


Neve Sniff a Gift Fish
Patrick F. McManus

Recorded Books, 2000

By Patrick F. Mcmanus. Narrated By Norman Dietz. In the capters of Never Sniff A Gift Fish, McManus will teach you the wisdom that is usually shared only in the close ranks of modern-day hunters and gatherers. To complete your arsenal McManus also includes The Hunter's Workout Guide and a special Family Camper's Dictionary. Exercises like the hindquarter shuffle will make you move like a hunter. And phrases like "Yip-yip-yip-Owooooooo!" will ...


Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs
Patrick F. McManus

Holt Paperbacks, 1988

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.


The Blight Way (Sheriff Bo Tully Mysteries)
Patrick F. McManus

BBC Audiobooks America, 2006

Bo Tully is the sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, a place where "law enforcement" is mostly picking up country boys who’ve downed a few too many beers. But he gets a call for a different kind of pick-up: an ex-con phones with the news that there’s a corpse draped over his fence. Soon Tully’s caught up in a mess, with dead L.A. drug dealers turning up and local folks disappearing. When bullets start flying, Tully has to brush off his ...


Crash Dive
Patrick F. McManus

Dh Audio, 1998


The Sensuous Angler
Patrick F. McManus

Dh Audio, 1997

With tonue firmly in cheek, Patrick F. McManus celebrates the pleasures and disasters of being a recreational enthusiast. An avid fisherman, whose wife hates outdoor sports, develops a crush on the only other fishing buff at his office, a lady whose perfume smells like bug repellent, and who can filet perch like no one he's ever met. Too bad her husband is the type who explodes at the thought of someone curing steelhead eggs with his wife. Also ...


The 400 Pound Pumpkin
Patrick F. McManus

Dh Audio, 1999


The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories

Skyhorse Publishing, 2012

The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories  is a hilarious addition to Patrick F. McManus’s existing work in humor. The author weighs in on his childhood, everyday life, and outdoor tales with his typical exaggerated commentary that will elicit a belly laugh from all types of readers. Read about the antics of Patrick’s friends Rancid Crabtree and Retch Sweeney in such stories as “Shaping Up for the Hunt” and “Bear Hunters.” McManus ...


Patrick F. Mcmanus

Simon & Schuster, 2007


Mountain Goats Never Say Cheese
Patrick F. McManus

Durkin Hayes Publishing Ltd., 1996

Follow the hilarious career of the world's worst wildlife photographer--from his first photos that almost show animals to a terrifying helicopter ride with a pilot who doesn't believe in flight, in "Mountain Goats Never Say Cheese". "Cubs" is the tale of ice, fire, mosquitoes, camping, skinny dipping, and the most successful practical joke ever. "But Where Is the Park Papa?" exposes the bizarre side of vacationing in what used to be nature. And ...


Scritch's Creek
Patrick F. McManus

Dh Audio, 1992

Hidden deep in a forest flows the perfect fish-filled creek--right next to the cabin of a massive mountain maniac. Laugh out loud at the accidental adventures of the young man who fishes the creek, fights Scritch's giant grandson, and gets caught with the horrifying Pearly, in "Scritch's Creek". Also includes "A Brief History of Boats and Marriage"", Boating Disorders", and "Out of Sync".



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