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Henry Holt and Co. Complete Catalogue Oct 2016

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    For sale with exclusive rights in: CA
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    Distributor: Raincoast Book Distribution Limited Supplies to: CA Availability: To order Expected Ship Date: Jun 11, 2019 On Sale Date: Apr 15, 1981 Carton Quantity: 68 $23.99 CAD
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A Fine and Pleasant Misery
By (author): Patrick F. McManus Edited by: Jack Samson Introduction by: Jack Samson
9780805000320 Paperback, Trade English General Trade HUMOR / Form / Essays Apr 15, 1981
$23.99 CAD
Active 5.57 x 8.19 x 0.59 in 224 pages Henry Holt and Co. Holt Paperbacks

“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.

Patrick F. McManus (1933-2018) is the author of novels, plays, and more than a dozen collections of his humor columns fromOutdoor Life and other magazines. There are nearly two million copies of his book in print, including his bestselling The Shoot Canoes, Don't They?;The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw; andA Fine and Pleasant Misery.

“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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