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The Grasshopper Trap

Author : Patrick F. McManus
ISBN : 9781466809420
Genre : Humor
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Patrick F. McManus, the “funniest guy in the Outdoor Life and Field & Stream gang...offers another bag of whimsy in the Great Outdoors”* with The Grasshopper Trap. In this collection of thirty zany stories, spoofing camping, fishing, and other outdoor recreational activities, McManus shares his hilarious wilderness misadventures. From facing an angry bear with an unloaded gun and the folly of running a boat while it’s still on the trailer to not questioning the ingredients found in camp cookout cuisine and the best methods of catching grasshoppers, no one knows how to express Mother Nature’s sense of humor like Patrick F. McManus. “It’s enough to tickle the most rabid member of the National Rifle Association.”—*Kirkus Reviews

When Leaves Change Color

Author : John Bradford Branney
ISBN : 9781681141916
Genre : Fiction
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An adventure based on the introduction of horses to the Plains Indians. Santiago Ortega was born to a wealthy family living on a sprawling ranch in the Spanish province of New Mexico. When the Pueblo Indians revolt against the Spaniards, the lives and dreams of Santiago and his family are forever shattered. Santiago embarks on a dangerous journey back into New Mexico to find a lost brother and to seek revenge on all Indians. Ouray lives in poverty with his Indian tribe in a desert on the high plains of Wyoming. Ouray’s life unravels when hostile warriors destroy his family and capture the woman he loves. Ouray begins an impossible search to find his woman, but discovers something so unusual and wonderful that his life will never be the same. Fate eventually pulls Santiago and Ouray onto an unexpected collision course.

Funny Trail Tales

Author : Amy Hoitsma
ISBN : 9781461746294
Genre : Fiction
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A portable, family-friendly collection of some of the most classic and entertaining funny stories--perfect to share around the campfire Whether read aloud to friends or read alone, this collection will tickle your funny bone in the backcountry.

The Grasshopper Book

Author : Wilfrid Swancourt Bronson
ISBN : 9780865346901
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Bronson's fascinating book about grasshoppers and other related insects--crickets and katydids--reveals how they are equipped for life and how they act from birth to death. Particularly interesting are the incidents and examples that are drawn from his observation of his own insect collection.

The Bear In The Attic

Author : Patrick F. McManus
ISBN : 9781466809376
Genre : Humor
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The beloved humorist and bestselling author returns with his most riotous collection of essays to date. Overflowing with his trademark outdoorsman's wit, Patrick F. McManus's newest collection ponders the strange allure of the RV, the existential implications of being lost, the baffling tendency of animals to outsmart those who wish to hunt them, and the singular pleasure of doubling the size of every fish one doesn't actually catch. Combining the curmudgeonly voice of Dave Barry and the sly humor of Garrison Keillor, McManus brilliantly captures the everyday absurdities that comprise our existence. Alongside his humor, McManus's inimitable vision consistently evokes a childlike wonder at the natural world. Even if we are running low on food, the compass is broken, and we are fairly certain we have just spotted a family of Sasquatches frolicking in the treetops, The Bear in the Attic makes the outdoors seem irresistible.

Planning A Wilderness Trip In Canada And Alaska

Author : Keith Morton
ISBN : 0921102305
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Planning a Wilderness Trip In Canada and Alaska is destined to become the classic reference for anyone planning to hike, climb, ski, sled haul, canoe or kayak in remote areas of Canada or Alaska. The author discusses the importance of choosing compatible companions, the use of guides and outfitters, how to reduce your impact on fragile areas and what to do in case of a wilderness emergency. He gives information on available services, resources available to recreational travellers, weather, regulations, suitable clothing, equipment and food, health concerns and animal hazards. Morton's legendary keen eye for detail shines in this book, destined to become the bible for people whose idea of true outdoor adventure lies in wilderness hundreds of miles from paved roads, —Bruce Masterman.Calgary Herald.

History Of Nebraska

Author : James C. Olson
ISBN : 0803286058
Genre : History
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History of Nebraska was originally created to mark the territorial centennial of Nebraska, and revised to coincide with the statehood centennial. This one-volume history quickly became the standard text for the college student and reference for the general reader, unmatched for three generations. This third edition, which has been thoroughly revised and rewritten while preserving the spirit and intelligence of the original, affirms and extends that record. Incorporating the results of thirty years of scholarship and research, the third edition of History of Nebraska gives fuller attention to such topics as the Native American experience in Nebraska and the accomplishments and circumstances of the state’s women and minorities. It also provides a historical analysis of the state’s dramatic changes in the past thirty years.

Grasshopper Country

Author : David C. Rentz
ISBN : 0868400637
Genre : Science
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This text provides complete coverage of the classification, biology and ecology of Australian orthopteroid insects. It discusses identifying features, collecting techniques, culture methods and preservation techniques. It also includes sounds from over 130 species.

The Saturday Evening Post

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Study Guide For Stewart S Single Variable Calculus Concepts And Contexts Enhanced Edition 4th

Author : James Stewart
ISBN : 9780495560647
Genre : Mathematics
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Contains key concepts, skills to master, a brief discussion of the ideas of the section, and worked-out examples with tips on how to find the solution. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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