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The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories


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The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories is a hilarious addition to Patrick F. McManuss existing work in humor. The author weighs in on his childhood, everyday life, and outdoor tales. His typical exaggerated commentary will elicit a belly laugh from all types of readers.

Read about the antics of Patricks 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 Patricks 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
  • “$7,000 TV Historical Extravaganza,” a look at one directors 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 Patricks memory of wandering around naked in the chicken yard when guests came to call
So pull up a chair, sit back, and enjoy laughing at the hilarious adventures of Patrick F. McManus in The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories.


A collection of short and not-so-short stories from humorist Patrick F. McManus.

About the Author

Patrick F. McManus is a humor writer who began writing as an undergrad at Washington State University. Hundreds of his humor articles have been published in magazines such as Field & Stream and Outdoor Life. He has published more than a dozen humor books, several mysteries, and a children’s humor book.  Among his recent works are The Tamarack Murders, The Horse in My GarageKerplunk!, and The Huckleberry Murders. He lives in Spokane, Washington.

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Mcmanus, Patrick F
Skyhorse Publishing
McManus, Patrick F.
General Humor
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100 black/white illustrations
20.96 x 13.97 mm

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Anthologies
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