Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living (Hardcover)

One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living

By Nick Offerman

Dutton Books, 9780525954217, 340pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

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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 an actor, humorist, and woodworker. He is married to the most beautiful and talented actress working today, Megan Mullally. They live in Los Angeles, California, with their poodles and an impressive collection of assorted wood clamps.


Praise For Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living

“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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