“A hilarious compilation” (Los Angeles Times),A Fine and Pleasant Misery gathers twenty-seven witty, cautionary tales of the outdoor life from beloved humorist Patrick F. McManus in a collection edited and introduced by Jack Samson, long-time editor-in-chief ofField & Stream.
The great outdoors have never been rendered as hysterically as in the reminiscences—true and exaggerated—of Patrick F. McManus. If you’re thinking about getting back to nature, the surreal adventures chronicled here will make you think twice about giving it all up for a life of camping, hiking, and hunting.
“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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