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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (846 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Patrick McManus Narrator: Norman Dietz Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Often compared to Garrison Keillor and Mark Twain, Patrick F. McManus maintains just the right balance between baffled innocence and conspiratorial confidence. Since 1979, this humorist has been delighting readers with hilarious stories recounting his childhood in rural Idaho and relating his misadventures in the great outdoors. Whether you're a sportsman or a couch potato, he will have you laughing out loud at his escapades.

In this collection of 30 tall tales, McManus introduces you to the perils of Trailer Trials and Mean Tents. Like Hemingway, McManus hunts the big fish in Down and Way Out in Brazil. The title tale, The Grasshopper Trap, unveils an ingenious invention for catching fish bait in motion. And in Hunting Camp Etiquette, McManus becomes a rustic Miss Manners.

Narrator Norman Dietz adds additional spice to each impish line. You won't want to miss the other audio productions of McManus' works, including Never Sniff a Gift Fish and The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Brent Ferguson | 2/13/2014

    " This is the second book of Mr. McManus' books that I have read and I honestly cannot stop laughing, quoting from the book and stop talking about it with all of my friends. Outdoor humor can be some funny s**t. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Claire | 1/20/2014

    " Hilarious set of stories. The whole family reads excerpts of it whenever we need to relax. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Joslyn | 12/30/2013

    " This book had me laughing out loud at a few points. It is a collection of short stories so I was able to read one or two at a time on my break at work. Of course, I think people wondered why I was laughing to myself, but... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Leslie Jem | 12/25/2013

    " I have read most of McManus's essays, and this book contains most of my favorites, including "The Skunk Ladder," "The Human Fuel Pump," and "The Grasshopper Trap." "

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