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These readings are from the various books of humorous short stories written by the late Patrick McManus. Our family and friends have gotten very much pleasure from these books, and I would recommend you build a "library" of his books. 

(Newer readings are at the bottom)

A Fine and Pleasant Misery

'Twas a Dark and Dreary Night

The Backyard Safari

The Two-Wheeled ATV

Theory and Application of Old Men

Shooting the Chick-a-Nout Narrows

The B'ar

Muldoon in Love

The Skunk Ladder

Not Long for This Whirl

Trailer Trials

Throwing Stuff

Pigs

Mean Tents

The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

The Tin Horn

Scritch's Creek

Ah! Sweet Poverty

Cubs

Blood Sausage

The Clown

The Fly

Controlling My Life

Social Skills

Pouring My Own

Silent But Deadly

Splitting Infinitives

The Worry Box

Rancid Crabtree and the Demon Bat

If You Don't Mind, I'll Do It Myself

Tenner Shoes

Big Ben

Mountain Men

Mrs. Peabody II

Faint Heart

The Green Box

The Education of a Sportsman

Cold Fish

The Rifle

The Bush Pilots

Crash Dive!

Real Ponies Don't Go Oink

The Christmas Hatchet

The Swamp

The Piano Lesson

Poof - No Eyebrows

The Night Grandma Shot Shorty

Phantom of the Woods

A Good Deed Goes Wrong

A Good Night's Sleep

Cry Wolf

The Big Fix

First Knife

How I Got This Way, 1A

How I Got This Way, 1B

Toe

400 Pound Pumpkin

The Big Trip

The Outfit

Kid Camping

A Dog for All Seasons

Further Teachings of Rancid Crabtree

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