The Grasshopper Trap

The Grasshopper Trap

Book - 1985
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In a collection of spoofs on outdoor life, the author explains how to construct a grasshopper trap, the many uses of a skunk ladder, and how to become a human fuel pump

Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, c1985
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780030007385
Characteristics: viii, 214 p. ; 22 cm


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Oct 07, 2017

This was written in 1985, when I feel McManus was at the height of his "comedic powers". I think it is the best collection of his short stories. "Gun Running" still gets me laughing out loud, but so does "Trailer Lights" and "The Grasshopper Trap. For anyone who enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, hunting or shooting, (and has a sense of humor), you can't go wrong!


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