They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?

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Macmillan, Sep 15, 1982 - Humor - 240 pages
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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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User Review  - glade1 - LibraryThing

As with a lot of collections of essays, this one is a bit irregular. Some of the selections had me laughing out loud and others, meh. But overall, this is a fun collection. The parts about his childhood were the best in my opinion. Read full review

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User Review  - MrsLee - LibraryThing

Having read many of McManus' books, I knew what to expect. Good tongue-in-cheek fun. He did not disappoint, although I find my delight in the hunting and fishing essays has diminished some. If I take ... Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Patrick F. McManus was born and raised in Idaho and now lives there and in Spokane, Washington. He is a regular contributor to Outdoor Life, and a five-time New York Times best-selling author. The Grasshopper Trap, How I Got This Way, and The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw are among his best-known books.

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