Nick Offerman shares his hilarious fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this new book. He is the man who knows exactly what to do when it comes to cooking beef, wooing women and growing a “perfect” mustache, as well as how to hang a picture or build a fantastic fire hydrant out of bricks and rebar. Offerman’s practical advice is backed up by hilarious anecdotes from the pages of his life.
The holidays are approaching and you’re ready to take things and yourself to the next level. So, what better way to start than with this insightful volume from Nick Offerman, featuring his best-known work as Ron Swanson on hit comedy series Parks and Recreation? In Paddle Your Canoe, Offerman gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at his craftsmanship and his life as an actor in Hollywood, who insists that he doesn’t have secrets about woodworking that “anyone could take hold of . . . except for maybe me.”
You might not know it by looking at him, but Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) is a man of many talents. In Paddle Your Canoe, he shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat and much more in this New York Times bestseller. Growing a perfect mustache, grilling red meat, wooing a woman–who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, always manly Nick Offerman?
About Paddle Your Canoe Book
Parks and Recreation actor and Making It co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this New York Times bestseller.
Growing a perfect mustache, 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 genuine expertise in woodworking–he runs his woodshop–Paddle Your 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 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 Canoe will not only tickle readers pink. Still, it may also rouse them to put down their smartphones, study a few sycamore leaves, and maybe even handcraft (and paddle) their canoes.