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    Description"Parks and Recreation" actor 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 as "Parks and Recreation"'s Ron Swanson? Combining his trademark comic voice and very real expertise in woodworking--he runs his own woodshop--"Paddle Your Own Canoe" features tales from Offerman's childhood in 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 offers hard-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 Canoe" will 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.


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    Title
    Paddle Your Own Canoe
    Subtitle
    One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nick Offerman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 340
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 549 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780525954217
    ISBN 10: 052595421X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1
    BIC subject category V2: BGF, APB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    DC21: 791.45028092
    B&T General Subject: 460
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11800
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    BISAC V2.8: BIO005000
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    Libri: I-HU
    B&T Approval Code: A23306400, A26650000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A07203080
    BISAC V2.8: HUM003000, SOC018000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 15
    DC22: 791.4502/8092
    BISAC V2.8: HUM015000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN2287.O275 A3 2014
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: DNBF, WHX
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    E P Dutton & Co Inc
    Publication date
    15 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Nick Offerman is a stage and screen actor and woodworker. He is married to the most beautiful and talented actress working today, Megan Mullally. They live in Los Angeles, CA with their three poodles. Nick is as good at using a broom as anybody you're likely to come across.
    Review quote
    "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"