Patrick F. McManus
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Patrick F. McManus

Patrick F. McManus is a renowned outdoor writer, humorist, and longtime columnist for Outdoor Life and Field & Stream. His most recent books are the Sheriff Bo Tully mysteries Avalanche and The Blight Way. He is the author of many other books, including such runaway New York Times bestsellers as The Grasshopper Trap, The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw, and Real Ponies Don't Go Oink! He lives in Spokane, Washington.

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Best Sellers

    • How I Got This Way

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    Join McManus and his pals on a venture into the Idaho wilderness that includes taking a hike with - ahem - the president of the United States....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mark Twain meets Bertie Wooster

    • By Snoodely on 07-22-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    Patrick McManus, author of How I Got This Way and one of America's favorite humorists, is an impish commentator on the obvious and not so obvious absurdities of modern life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A dangerously funny book18 jersey funny book

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-16-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Grasshopper Trap

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173

    Often compared to Garrison Keillor and Mark Twain, Patrick F. McManus maintains just the right balance between baffled innocence and conspiratorial confidence....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good enough to listen to over and over

    • By Elizabeth on 12-14-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Blight Way

    • A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Charles Leggett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 230

    Bo Tully is the sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, where law enforcement is usually pretty mundane....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WHAT A TREAT

    • By Carl on 12-21-06

    Regular price: $18.17

    • The Tamarack Murders

    • A Bo Tully Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Peter Coleman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    Bo Tully, the renowned sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, has seen his share of small-town crime. And, he always gets his man, whether by the book or otherwise....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Bo Tully Success

    • By Daryl on 04-12-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Double-Jack Murders

    • Sheriff Bo Tully, Book 3
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Sheriff Bo Tully is the kind of western lawman who's as good with the ladies as he is with his guns, and he never lets a death threat get in the way of a good barbecue....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still funny, and still love any Pat McManus book.

    • By Seth on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Kerplunk!

    • Stories
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    The stories in Kerplunk! travel the byways and highways of the Pacific Northwest, bringing to life offbeat, down-home characters....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • narrator nightmare

    • By David on 12-09-07

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Bear in the Attic

    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Buy the other one

    • By Michael D. Hansen on 12-09-15

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Real Ponies Don't Go Oink!

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    You don't have to be a hunter or camper to enjoy this collection of hilarious stories by a writer who is often compared to Mark Twain and Garrison Keillor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real Honest Humor

    • By Ken on 10-21-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Rubber Legs and White Tail-Hairs

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    America's most hilarious sportsman returns with this collection of insights about youth, the great outdoors, and the philosophy of fileting fish....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • i love this story

    • By Hannah R. Bengtson on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $27.99

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