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Holidays in heck
Holidays in heck
O'Rourke, P. J.2011
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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.
Main title:
Holidays in heck / P.J. O'Rourke.
Imprint:
London : Grove Press, 2011.
Collation:
xvii, 265 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes:
"The follow-up to the classics Holidays in hell"-- Cover."A war correspondent experiences frightening vacation fun"-- Cover.
Contents:
Introduction: a former war correspondent experiences frightening vacation fun -- Republicans evolving: The Galapagos 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.
ISBN:
9781611855968
Dewey class:
910.92814.54
Language:
English
Index terms:
United StatesAuthorsTravelHumourOverseas itemO'Rourke, P.J.
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryCountries910.2OROAvailable
Brighton LibraryCountries910.2OROAvailable
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