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

    • The Grasshopper Trap

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166

    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 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 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    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 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 86
    • 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

    • 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 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    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

    • 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 188
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    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 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 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    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

    • 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 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    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

    • The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories

    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories is a hilarious addition to Patrick F. McManus’s existing work in humor.....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • WE REALLY ENJOY PATRICK MCMANUS!

    • By Alia on 07-17-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    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 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 394
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 224

    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

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