• Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut

  • By: P.J. O'Rourke
  • Narrated by: Rob McQuay
  • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 12-16-99
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
  • 3.5 (82 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

P.J. O'Rourke traces his development from hippie protester to conservative grouch to jaded humorist. Along the way, we are privy to his strange, twisted days as editor in chief of National Lampoon, as well as the in-depth looks at appropriate sports for middle-aged Republicans, namely those which can be engaged in with a smuggled Havana between the teeth - fly-fishing, bird hunting, deep-sea fishing, and of course, golf. Plus, you'll hear O'Rourke's take on the Virtues of Automobiles - because what good was oil doing sitting in the ground for millions of years? - and many other hilarious rants in this off-the-wall collection by America's premier political humorist.
©1995 by P.J. O'Rourke; (P)1996 by Blackstone Audiobooks
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By Gianluca on 08-06-09

usual great PJ, but PATHETIC sound quality

As a PJ admirer, I read this collection of old articles plus witty funny author's notes, years ago. The audiobook version is just PATHETIC, I am asking for a refund: the audio quality is so bad is it unbearable, impossible to listen. It is obviously a cassette tape remastered, and a bad job at it, anyway. First time I got screwed by Audible, after hundred of great books.

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By Sheryl Mason on 07-05-03

great and not so great

This one is not PJ at his best overall (and I am a confirmed fan). The earlier stuff is dated but the fishing and hunting are hilarious. Definitely worth a listen, though

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By Elephant908 on 11-09-11

Excellent. He is the original Hunter S Thompson.

This is very witty and entertaining, silly and all the great things that this writer is. Wild out spoken, politically all over the place, just great.

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By William on 04-11-06

Don't

This is his worst book by far.

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