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About the author
Patrick F. McManus has published 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; and A Fine and Pleasant Misery. He divides his time between Spokane, Washington and Idaho.
More humorous observations and insights into the agonies and ecstacies of hunting, fishing, and camping by the author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?and other celebrations of life in the wild.
Henry Holt and Co.
; September 1984
217 pages; ISBN 9781466809482Read online
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Title: Never Sniff A Gift Fish
Author: Patrick F. McManus
In the press
“Patrick McManus is a treasure.” —The Atlantic
“Everybody should read Patrick McManus.” —The New York Times Book Review
“A style that brings to mind Mark Twain, Art Buchwald, and Garrison Keillor.” —People
“The funniest writer around today.” —Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“McManus captures the innocence most of us lose when we become grown-up, and reading him you can't help recalling similar times and events in your own life.” —Booklist