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Give war a chance : eyewitness accounts of mankind's struggle against tyranny, injustice, and alcohol-free beer

Author: P J O'Rourke
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A humorous examination of freedom, the sixties, Africa, drug testing, and an account of the Persian Gulf War.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J O'Rourke
ISBN: 0871135205 9780871135209
OCLC Number: 24846923
Description: xxii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Hunting the virtuous, and how to clean and skin them --
THE BIRTH, AND SOME OF THE AFTERBIRTH OF FREEDOM. The death of Communism; Berlin, Nov 1989 --
Springtime for Gorbachev, Moscow, 1988 --
The piece of Ireland that passeth all understanding, Ulster, May 1988 --
Democracy in its diapers, Paraguay, April 1989 --
Return of the death of communism, Nicaragua, Feb 1990 --
The saga continues, Kiev and Tibilisi, Sep 1991 --
SECOND THOUGHTS. A serious problem --
Second thoughts about the 1960s --
Fiddling while Africa starves --
The 2,000-year-old U.S. Middle East Policy expert --
Studying for our drug test --
An argument in favor of automobiles vs. pedestrians --
A CALL FOR NEW MCCARTHYISM. Notes toward a backlist for the 1990s --
Sex with Dr. Ruth --
The deep thoughts of Lee Iacocca --
The very deep thoughts of Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter --
Mordred had a point; Camelot revisited --
GIVE WAR A CHANCE. Dispatches from the Gulf War --
Jordan, Aug 1990 --
United Arab Emirates, Sep 1990 --
"Somewhere in Eastern Saudi Arabia" Jan 1991 --
Gulf diary, Jan 28 --
Feb 8, 1991 --
At the front, early Feb 1991 --
Gulf diary Feb 11-25, 1991 --
Riyadh and the desert, Late Feb 1991 --
Missile attack on Dhahran, Feb 25, 1991 --
Kuwait City, March 1991.
Responsibility: P.J. O'Rourke.

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A humorous examination of freedom, the sixties, Africa, drug testing, and an account of the Persian Gulf War.

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