Paddle Your Own Canoe

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Paddle Your Own Canoe

One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living

By Nick Offerman

Dutton Books, Hardcover, 9780525954217, 340pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

Description
Parks and Recreationactor Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in his first book.
Growing a perfect moustache, grilling red meat, wooing a woman who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, always manly Nick Offerman, best known asParks and Recreation's Ron Swanson? Combining his trademark comic voice and very real expertise in woodworking he runs his own woodshop Paddle Your Own Canoefeaturestalesfrom Offerman's childhoodin small-town Minooka, Illinois I grew up literally in the middle of a cornfield to his theater days in Chicago, beginnings as a carpenter/actor and the hilarious and magnificent seduction of his now-wife Megan Mullally.It also offershard-bitten battle strategies in the arenas of manliness, love, style, religion, woodworking, and outdoor recreation, among many other savory entrees.
A mix of amusing anecdotes, opinionated lessons and rants, sprinkled with offbeat gaiety, Paddle Your Own Canoewill not only tickle readers pink but may also rouse them to put down their smart phones, study a few sycamore leaves, and maybe even hand craft (and paddle) their own canoes.


About the Author
Nick Offerman is a stage and screen actor and woodworker. He is married to the most beautiful and talented actress working today, Megan Mullally. They live in Los Angeles, CA with their poodles. Nick is as good at using a broom as anybody you're likely to come across.


Praise For Paddle Your Own Canoe

“It is thought-provoking, profane, and frequently hilarious.” - Publishers Weekly

"Not only does he recall his life, but he also offers chuckle-worthy anecdotes, diagrams, even a haiku...Ron Swanson would be proud." - Booklist 

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