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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    • The Grasshopper Trap

    • By: Patrick McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    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 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    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

    • 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 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    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
    • First McManus I ever read

    • By Josh Hair on 12-18-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Bear in the Attic

    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    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

    • 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 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    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

    • 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 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    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 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    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

    • Avalanche

    • A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    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

    • 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 174
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    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

    • Kerplunk!

    • Stories
    • By: Patrick F. McManus
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    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

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