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

    • Circles in the Snow

    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Peter Coleman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 87

    Bo Tully, sheriff of Blight County, Idaho, has dealt with small-town crime throughout his long, storied career. Now, contemplating retirement, Tully is faced with perhaps his most perplexing case yet....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Still Good, But Not Great

    • By Daryl on 09-27-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Grasshopper Trap

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165

    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 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 220

    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 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 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    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

    • Avalanche

    • A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    When the call comes in that Mike Wilson, the unlikable owner of West Branch Lodge, has gone missing, Sheriff Tully is delighted....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another fun romp with the Sheriff

    • By S. Furniss on 09-08-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    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

    • 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 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    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

    • 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 185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    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 Huckleberry Murders

    • A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery
    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144

    Award-winning humorist Patrick F. McManus delivers a funny and folksy whodunit from his popular Sheriff Bo Tully series....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pleasant background

    • By Elizabeth on 02-13-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Good Samaritan Strikes Again

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Let the world's funniest sportsman tickle your funny bone with quirky homespun stories and whimsical perspectives on life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Positive, clean, funny stories - brighten your day

    • By Diana on 01-11-14

    Regular price: $27.99

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