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Holidays in heck

Author: P J O'Rourke
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A follow-up to "Holidays in hell" collects classic travel pieces written throughout the author's post-retirement years, a period marked by his haphazard journeys with and without family to such regions as China, Kyrgyzstan, and America.
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Genre/Form: Travel writing
Humor
Named Person: P J O'Rourke; P J O'Rourke; P J O'Rourke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J O'Rourke
ISBN: 9780802119858 0802119859 9781611856040 1611856043 9781611855968 1611855969
OCLC Number: 713188015
Notes: "The follow-up to the classic Holidays in Hell."
Description: xvii, 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. A former war correspondent experiences frightening vacation fun --
Republicans evolving : the Galápagos Islands, April 2003 --
Monumnetal [i.e. Monumental] generations : the national World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C., June 2004 --
Round on the ends and "Hi!" in the middle : Ohio skiing, February 2005 --
Riding to the hounds versus going to the dogs : Britain after the hunting ban, March 2005 --
My EU vacation : reading the European Constitution on a French Beach, Guadaloupe, May 2005 --
On first looking into the Airbus A380 : Toulouse, June 2005 --
If you think modern life is awful, you haven't seen modern art : Venice Biennale, July 2005 --
My wife's got a gun : Brays Island Plantation, South Carolina, February 2006 --
A freedom ride through China : Spring 2006 --
Side trip up the Yangtze : June 2006 --
A horse of a different color : Kyrgyzstan, July 2006 --
Sweet-and-sour children and twice-fried parents to go : Hong Kong, December 2007 --
The big stick, or Why I voted for John McCain : USS Theodore Roosevelt, April 2008 --
White man speak with forked tongue : the Field Museum, Chicago, May 2008 --
The decline and fall of tomorrow : Disneyland, June 2008 --
A journey to --
let's not go there : Summer 2008 --
The seventy-two-hour Afghan expert : Kabul, July 2010 --
Capital gains : Washington, D.C., August 2010 --
Home unalone : New Hampshire, March 2011.
Responsibility: P.J. O'Rourke.
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The long-awaited follow up to the classic Holidays in Hell, P.J. O'Rourke's Holidays in Heck is the middle-aged version of his classic travel pieces, featuring journeys to China, Venice, the UK and  Read more...

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