Kerplunk!: Stories Patrick F. McManus

ISBN: 9780743298520

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Kerplunk!: Stories  by  Patrick F. McManus

Kerplunk!: Stories by Patrick F. McManus
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Patrick F. McManuss gently comic stories about outdoor life have earned him millions of fans worldwide. With Kerplunk!, McManus delivers a collection of folksy, wonderfully wise depictions of country life worthy of Mark Twain.In these tall tales,MorePatrick F. McManuss gently comic stories about outdoor life have earned him millions of fans worldwide. With Kerplunk!, McManus delivers a collection of folksy, wonderfully wise depictions of country life worthy of Mark Twain.In these tall tales, McManus and his buddies learn how not to net a fish, why you should never get your hair cut by someone whos mad at you, what to do when a deer wanders into camp but your sleeping bag has frozen shut, and how to avoid bird-dog flatulence.Traveling the highways and byways of the Pacific Northwest, the delightful backcountry characters of Kerplunk!

understand how a life of hunting and fishing -- and its inherent potential for misadventure -- can resonate with larger meaning. McManuss characters know exactly why it costs $500 to make a fly lure that retails for $2- why installing a boat trailer hookup can lead to divorce- and, most important, why you should always listen for the sound of your fishing line hitting the water -- because in life as it is in fishing, you dont know youre in the water until you hear the kerplunk!These wry, curmudgeonly tales appeal to real outdoorsmen and the armchair variety alike.

Often nostalgic, occasionally philosophical, and always funny, the stories in Kerplunk! reaffirm Patrick F. McManuss reputation as an American classic.



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