The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories

The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories

By Patrick F. McManus

Skyhorse Publishing, Hardcover, 9781620870648, 207pp.

Publication Date: October 2012

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

Read about the antics of Patrick's 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 Patrick's 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 $7000 TV Historical Extravaganza, a look at one director's 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 Patrick's memory of wandering around naked in the chicken yard when guests came to call

So pull up a chair, sit back, and enjoy laughing to the hilarious adventures of Patrick F. McManus in The Horse in My Garage and Other Stories.

About the Author
Patrick F. McManus has written twelve books and two plays. There are nearly two million copies of his books in print, including his bestselling "They Shoot Canoes Don't They?; The Night The Bear Ate Goombaw"; and "A Fine and Pleasant Mystery. "He divides his time between Spokane, Washington, and Idaho.