The audio format is the perfect medium for these colorful escapades of McManus, as a boy and an adult. If only all tales of the outdoors and the trials of growing up could be so hilarious. and told with such delight by an uncle or family storyteller. George Irving takes on each of the unforgettable characters with great energy, including McManus's wife, Bun, and childhood acquaintances Rancid Crabtree and Rupert Scraggs A judicious use of accent and characterization strikes a balance which brings each story alive but doesn't overplay it: a rare treat which will keep whole family listeningand laughing. R.F.W. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.