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Obres de Roger Rapoport

I Should Have Stayed Home: The Worst Trips of the Great Writers (1994) — Editor — 181 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
I Really Should Have Stayed Home: Worst Journeys from Harare to Eternity (2001) — Editor — 38 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Hidden Pacific Northwest (1992) 11 exemplars
Was ik hier maar nooit gaan eten (2006) — Editor — 10 exemplars
I Should Have Gone Home: Tripped Up Around The World (2005) — Editor — 9 exemplars
Is the library burning? (1969) 8 exemplars
The Super-Doctors (1975) 6 exemplars

Obres associades

Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism 1959-1969, Volume 1 (1998) — Col·laborador — 325 exemplars, 3 ressenyes

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Altres noms
Rapoport, Roger P.
Data de naixement
1946
Gènere
male

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I love travel and have had a few bad experiences, i.e. robbed by Gypsies in Dublin, two day flight delay in Iceland, pursued by a coconut carving junkie in Tobago, but nothing compares to the misadventures of these writers. Other reviewers have complained that the writing is uneven, but that’s ok. It’s like meeting strangers in a bar in a foreign country who are telling you the “Guess what happened to us” story. The tales are thrilling and you can suffer vicariously with those who have been stranded in war zones, assaulted by orangutans, had falling outs with their travel companions, and been forced to bribe border guards. It makes missed flights and lost luggage look like a cakewalk. Enjoy from the safety of your armchair or throw it in your bag as you hike the Andes.… (més)
 
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varielle | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | May 29, 2022 |
A critical biography of Moore, centering on his brilliance as well as his hypocrisy (like living the high life while purporting to be a man of the people and the working class). Moore is a rabble-rouser, an actor, a filmmaker, a polemicist, a creative force. The author objects to the, well, sleight of hand that Moore employs in his performances and projects, but Moore uses tricks of rhetoric in service of the left, and the good of the many. Certainly we've had enough rhetorical tricks from the right; Michael Moore is the antidote, badly needed.… (més)
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deckla | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Aug 7, 2018 |
With lots of different contributors, "I Should Have Stayed Home: The Worst Trips of Great Writers" is really uneven. There are a couple of gems in the book... but most of the stories weren't terribly interesting.
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amerynth | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Jun 19, 2013 |

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Marcia Muller Contributor
Katherine Neville Contributor
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Larry Collins Contributor
Dominique Lapierre Contributor
Susan Dunlap Contributor
Eric Hansen Contributor
Joe Cummings Contributor
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Tony Wheeler Contributor
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Mary Mackey Contributor
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Molly Giles Contributor
Louis B. Jones Contributor
Richard Bangs Contributor
Suzanne Lipsett Contributor
Jaap Tanja Translator
Robert Adams Narrator

Estadístiques

Obres
29
També de
1
Membres
401
Popularitat
#60,558
Valoració
½ 3.4
Ressenyes
10
ISBN
52
Llengües
2

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