[at-l] Fw: Re: A Fine and Pleasant Misery

Tom McGinnis sloetoe at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 19 17:56:36 CDT 2013


--- On Wed, 6/19/13, Tom McGinnis <sloetoe at yahoo.com> wrote:

> --- On Wed, 6/19/13, Patton, Linda <lpatton at fsu.edu> wrote:
> Just had a faculty member recommend Patrick McManus' book of
> short stories titled A Fine and Pleasant Misery. 
> Has anyone read it?  Thoughts?...
> Joan
> 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Oh lord, this brings back memories of being in a waiting
> room at the car lube place, which had stacks of Field &
> Stream (I think it was), and reading McManus's stories in
> the magazine and laughing so hard it was embarrassing! 
> 
> So I would suggest reading the book in the privacy of your
> own home.  Less embarrassing than in public.  
> ~~ eArThworm
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> McManus has entertained me from when I was a boy.... and
> "laugh out loud" is an apt descriptor.
> 



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