Into the twilight, endlessly grousing

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Simon & Schuster,
Pub. Date:
1997.
Language:
English
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Patrick McManus offers wry observations about small-town life and curmudgeonly insists on bigger and bigger fish stories in this hilarious collection from one of the greatest contemporary humorists.Patrick McManus believes that life's eternal truths exist solely for the purpose of being overturned and proved incorrect. In McManus's world, nothing is what it should be. All steaks should be chicken-fried, strong coffee is drunk by the light of a campfire, and fishing trips consist of men acting like boys and boys behaving like the small animals we've always assumed they were.
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9780684844404
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table_of_contents Attack of the Stamp People --, Big Ben --, Bike ride --, Cereal crime --, Crime wave --, Dream fish --, Faint heart --, Fan mail --, For crying out loud! --, Hunting the wily avid., Into the twilight, endlessly grousing --, Mountain men --, Mrs. Peabody II --, My fishing trip with Ernie --, Other than that, Bostich ... --, Pickers --, Roast beef --, Sam Spud and the case of the Maltese fly --, Smoke! --, The Chicken-Fried Club --, The boy --, The dangers of light tackle --, The fly rod --, The stupidity alarm --, Uncle Flynn's hairy adventure --, Will --, Work and other horrors --
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title Into the twilight, endlessly grousing
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title_short Into the twilight, endlessly grousing
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