Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers


The celebrity of Parks and Recreation and writer of the New York occasions bestseller Paddle your individual Canoe returns with a moment ebook that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation’s heritage, from her inception to give day—Nick’s own pantheon of “great Americans.”

To thousands of individuals, Nick Offerman is the USA. either Nick and his personality, Ron Swanson, are recognized for his or her humor and patriotism in equivalent measure.

After the good luck of his autobiography, Paddle your personal Canoe, Offerman now specializes in the lives of these who encouraged him. From George Washington to Willie Nelson, he describes twenty-one heroic figures and why they encourage in him such nice that means. He’ll mix either severe heritage with lighthearted humor—comparing, say, Benjamin Franklin’s abstinence from sunlight hours consuming to Nick’s personal sage refusal to hitch his development workforce in getting plastered that allows you to paintings. the subject material also will permit Offerman to expound upon his favourite themes, which readers like to hear—areas similar to faith, politics, woodworking and handcrafting, agriculture, creativity, philosophy, type, and, in fact, meat.

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