The Resource The horse in my garage and other stories, by Patrick F. McManus, (electronic resource)

The horse in my garage and other stories, by Patrick F. McManus, (electronic resource)

Label
The horse in my garage and other stories
Title
The horse in my garage and other stories
Statement of responsibility
by Patrick F. McManus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories is a hilarious addition to Patrick F. McManus?s existing work in humor. The author weighs in on his childhood, everyday life, and outdoor tales with his typical exaggerated commentary that will elicit a belly laugh from all types of readers. Read about the antics of Patrick?s friends Rancid Crabtree and Retch Sweeney in such stories as ?Shaping Up for the Hunt? and ?Bear Hunters.? McManus plays off the recent obsession with hoarders in his surprising story ?The Lady Who Kept Things.? In the titular story, meet Patrick?s horse, Huckleberry, and enjoy the experience of all the problems that come along with owning your own horse?or keeping him in the garage. Other great stories include: ?Catch-And-Eaters,? about the importance of a forked stick when fishing ?$7000 TV Historical Extravaganza,? a look at one director?s loose interpretation of historical accuracy and political correctness ?A Lake Too Far,? concerning the woes of Patrick and his wife, Bun, on a fateful birding trip in Australia ?Chicken Chronicles,? which involves Patrick?s memory of wandering around naked in the chicken yard when guests came to call So pull up a chair, sit back, and enjoy laughing to the hilarious adventures of Patrick F. McManus in The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories
Cataloging source
ORX
Dewey number
818/.5402
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6165
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The horse in my garage and other stories, by Patrick F. McManus, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.westlakelibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=704B0E2E-B535-40AF-ABAC-B38C621F6B67
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • WEST
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- A scholar of worms -- Shaping up for the hunt -- A bit about my writing life -- Big -- $7,000 TV historical extravaganza -- Wild life in a room with a view -- Risk assessment -- The forty-pound brown trout -- Bear hunters -- A lake too far -- The chicken chronicles -- Secret athlete -- The McManus principles -- Basic lying made easy -- A chainsaw kind of guy -- The lady who kept things -- September song -- The longest march -- The stalk -- The horse in my garage -- The tent -- To smoke a steelhead -- The teachings of Rancid Crabtree -- Christmas shopping -- Who ate my Shakespeare? -- Romantic moments -- The canoe -- The writing of "The green box" -- A routine fishing trip -- The brown pelican -- Canoodled -- Christmas over easy -- Dog people -- Finding my roots -- The longest three miles -- Scrabble's powers of observation -- The dark and other dangers
Control code
ocn819343023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 207 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781620877555
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u413958
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)819343023

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