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THE GREAT DUCK MISUNDERSTANDING & OTHER STORIES: THE VERY BEST OF AMERICAN FISHING & HUNTING STORIES
THE GREAT DUCK MISUNDERSTANDING & OTHER STORIES: THE VERY BEST OF AMERICAN FISHING & HUNTING STORIES
Author:Brian R. Peterson
Publisher:WILLOW CREEK PRESS, Sep 2005
Binding:Softcover
ISBN:1-57223-983-2
Item #:25068
Price:$24.50

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The richest collection of great hunting & fishing humor, wry wit, verbal & cartoon slapstick from all sources, for all ages & tastes. 6x9 inches, 288 pgs.

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The richest collection of great hunting & fishing humor, wry wit, verbal & cartoon slapstick from all sources, for all ages & tastes. From the acknowledged masters of their form such as Pat McManus, Ed Zern, Bill Heavey, Paul Quinnett & Charles Waterman, yet stuffed with the new (and new old) kids on the block -- Rick Tosches, Steven Mulak,, Dave Ames, Andy Duffy, Michael Sawyers & Sam Venable. Terrific tales & quips from the humor field, by Henry Beard, P.J. O'Rourke, Ian Frazier, Lewis Grizzard. The widest universe of subject--birddogs to deep sea fishing to raucous duck dinners to how a guide handles a bore to the only humor covers on (ever to grace) Outdoor Life. Spiced with never or rarely seen pieces by Bruce Cochran, James Thurber, Gene & Barry Wensel, Joe Bob Briggs, Jean Shepherd and others, and jokes by Johnny Carson, Homer Circle & Milton Berle. Cartoons by the smartest illustrators & the history of outdoor humor on radio and the small & big screen including the best Elmer Fudd/Porky Pig/Daffy Duck and "that wascally wabbit" hunting cartoon shorts, ribald songs, tall tales, atypical Ole & Sven jokes, novelty fishing lures and bumpersticker humor. From high literary to low ribaldry, an authoritative colelction for quiet chuckles in the appreciation of superb humor writing alternated with guffaw-producing comic tales of what can go wrong (and right) in the pursuit of our favorite field sports.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Brian R. Peterson
is a writer on outdoor subjects, frequent contributor to Sports Afield magazine & general consumer magazines, and a serious student and champion of the non-serious.
 
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