How I Got This Way
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janglen - LibraryThing
I think I just don't "get" American humour. I was given this book with a "funniest book ever" recommendation. Some of it was mildly amusing in a pie-in-your-face sort of way but for much of the time I ... Read full review
I read this once as a misinformed neo-con, and had to put it down because I couldn't compute.
We had no global empire before 1913 and the creation of the IRS. We are taxed by DC to largely fund military operations we previously never engaged in, and got along much better without.
Great reference book for insight on what goes on around the world that never shows up in the US media. This book is a look from the inside, from someone that served in our armed forces.
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The Ultimate Bull
My Greatest Triumph
Another Boring Day
The Complete Curmudgeon
The Liars Club
A Couple Pickles Shy of a Full Barrel
Excuse Me While I Get Out of the Way
There She Blows
The Blue Dress
The 400Pound Pumpkin
The Two Masked Raiders
My Hike with ahem the President
Ed in Camp
How I Got This Way Part II