The Bear in the Attic

The Bear in the Attic

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
The popular humorist and author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? presents a collection of nature essays on such topics as the allure of RVs, the existential implications of getting lost, animal intelligence, and fish stories. 60,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date.

Overflowing with his trademark outdoorsman's wit, Patrick F. McManus's newest collection ponders the strange allure of the RV, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, and the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't actually catch.

Combining the curmudgeonly voice of Dave Barry and the sly humor of Garrison Keillor, McManus brilliantly captures the everyday absurdities that comprise our existence. Alongside his humor, McManus's inimitable vision consistently evokes a childlike wonder at the natural world. Even if we are running low on food, the compass is broken, and we are fairly certain we have just spotted a family of Sasquatches frolicking in the treetops, The Bear in the Attic makes the outdoors seem irresistible.


Holtzbrinck
The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date. Overflowing with his trademark outdoorsman's wit, Patrick F. McManus's newest collection ponders the strange allure of the RV, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, and the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't actually catch. Combining the curmudgeonly voice of Dave Barry and the sly humor of Garrison Keillor, McManus brilliantly captures the everyday absurdities that comprise our existence. Alongside his humor, McManus's inimitable vision consistently evokes a childlike wonder at the natural world. Even if we are running low on food, the compass is broken, and we are fairly certain we have just spotted a family of Sasquatches frolicking in the treetops, The Bear in the Attic makes the outdoors seem irresistible.

Baker
& Taylor

Humorous essays about the joys and irritations of outdoor life range from the art of wrestling toads to pondering the philosophical nature of being lost.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805070781
0805070788
Characteristics: viii, 225 p. ; 22 cm

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