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Holidays in heck

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Travel,
  • Humor,
  • Vacations

  • Edition Notes

    StatementP.J. O"Rourke
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6165 .O764 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25280611M
    ISBN 100802119859, 1611856043
    ISBN 109780802119858, 9781611856040
    LC Control Number2011277149
    OCLC/WorldCa713188015


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In Holidays in Heck, P.J. O'Rourke-- humorist, journalist, and political writer-- hovers between writing a travelogue and humor book and doesn't quite succeed in either. Split in to essays covering stories of trips to China, the Galapagos Islands, and Ohio, among others,O'Rourke shares the perils of travel, often focusing on travel with family/5.

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O'rourke. In Holidays in Heck, the man dubbed “the funniest writer in America” by Time and The Wall Street Journal steps into the new and slightly less dangerous territory of the family vacation. The O’Rourke clan treks to places as close to home as Disneyland and Washington, D.C., and as far-flung as China, all while P.J.

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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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Holidays in Heck takes the reader on a globe-trotting journey to far-reaching places including China, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and the Galapagos Islands. The collection begins after the Iraq War, when P.J. retired from being a war correspondent because he was "too old to keep being scared stiff and too stiff to keep sleeping on the ground."/5(43).

The prolific cultural commentator offers a miscellany of (mostly) travel pieces, a follow-up of sorts to his collection of war journalism, Holidays in Hell (). Having retired from the hazards of war, O’Rourke (Don’t Vote—It Just Encourages the Bastards,etc.) faces the challenge of learning to travel for leisure with his family: “What is this thing called fun.

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Two decades ago he published the classic travelogue Holidays in Hell, in which he traversed the globe on a fun-finding mission to what were then some of the most desperate places on the planet, including Warsaw.

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The essays are as humorous and charmingly meandering as his travels."-- Booklist " Holidays in Heck is P.J. O'Rourke's sequel to Holidays in Hell. While the two books are distinguished by their time and O'Rourke's evolving position in life, they are connected by P.J's never-aging humor I loved Holidays in Heck just as much as its.

In titling his book Holidays in Heck, O'Rourke begs comparison to his earlier, breakthrough effort. Unfortunately, the fury of Hell has lost focus in Heck.

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O'rourke - Hardcover **Mint Condition**. But in his new book, Holidays in Heck, O'Rourke explains that all those excursions left him questioning the merits of traveling for pleasure, and yearning for his days spent under artillery fire.

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