Book Reviews of When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It's Time to Go Home

When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It's Time to Go Home
When You Look Like Your Passport Photo It's Time to Go Home
Author: Erma Bombeck
ISBN-13: 9780060183110
ISBN-10: 006018311X
Publication Date: 8/1991
Pages: 256
Rating:
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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4 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Harpercollins
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
Erma Bombeck is just fantastic - I was rolling in the floor with this one!!!
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Funny, honest, insightful. Anyone who has taken a trip will smile as you read what trips abroad, trips with family, cruises, road trips, etc. are like. Good clean travel humor and anecdotes. Finished this book in no time.
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What can you say about Erma except the funniest woman God ever created! Anything she has written is worth your time & your money. She is all of us in one funny soul.
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Helpful Score: 1
Erma can't be beat. When you want to laugh, read any of her titles.
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this is about her life on the road,it is funny and some sad
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Erma Bombeck is always a good read. She is hilarious and offers her special brand of insight for travelors.
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Kinda funny. Not my style of humor exactly. I like Dave Barry better.
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Bombeck is too funny. Her travels are hilarious.
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A hilarious book by Erma Bombeck. She details their family vacation in such a fashion! Her humor will be missed so much. This isn't really one of her best books, but that's my opinion.
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OH, how i miss Erma.this very funny book takes you on the road with Erma and her family thru the years.
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Erma is one funny lady! Her ideas about travel is enough to make anyone laugh.
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This book is hilarious. Anyone who does any sort of traveling or just wants a good read will enjoy it.
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Enjoy the perils of travel without leaving home. Erma's books always make me laugh!
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A hilarious read! I was cracking myself up while kids just begged me to be quiet!!!
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I love Erma! She is funny and yet can inspire you at the same time. I really want to travel the world and take my kids on more vacations after I read this book.
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Bombeck hits the bull's-eye with this wry meditation on the art of surviving one's long-dreamed-of and hard-earned exotic vacations. Huddled in a lumpy bed in Papua New Guinea, listening to a tribal war play itself out in the street outside her hotel room, Bombeck reflects on the privileges earned by a life of hard work, prudent financial management, and a taste for adventure. Over the years, not only have she and her husband (as well as, at the worst of times, her three reluctant adolescent kids) been blessed with the chance to drag 50-pound suitcases from airport terminal to taxi queue to hotel lobby to hotel room and back again (or else, when the luggage is lost in transit, to spend two weeks in Tahiti in three-piece suits), but they have splurged on bus tours that allotted 15 minutes to view the Book of Kells in Ireland and an hour and a half to tour a sweater factory; on a private car whose driver spoke English like an Italian Henry Kissinger with a lip full of Novocain; on a villa in which the staff spoke only Spanish and the guests were reduced to rubbing their tummies at the cook and saying, ``Yummy, yummy!''; and on a glamorous cruise through the fjords of Norway, where Bombeck and spouse ate 17 meals a day and outgrew their clothes, only to find half the crew camped out in the exercise room. Worldly wisdom gained by years of experience with Turkish bathrooms, Montezuma's revenge, and transporting native spears home on American airlines has impressed on Bombeck the basic commonality of all cultures and has inspired her to suggest that instead of stockpiling nuclear weapons we should aim our vacation slides at one another. Classic Bombeck, in which she does away with any notion of an empty-nest syndrome.
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Enough to make you want to stay home and read
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A hilarously good read.
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hilarious....we all miss Erma!
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hilarious. I wish my family had her sense of humor.
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Very funny...enjoyed it a lot
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Erma Bombeck wrote such funny books.
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Bombeck hits the bull's-eye with this wry meditation on the art of surviving one's long-dreamed-of and hard-earned exotic vacations. Huddled in a lumpy bed in Papua New Guinea, listening to a tribal war play itself out in the street outside her hotel room, Bombeck reflects on the privileges earned by a life of hard work, prudent financial management, and a taste for adventure. Over the years, not only have she and her husband (as well as, at the worst of times, her three reluctant adolescent kids) been blessed with the chance to drag 50-pound suitcases from airport terminal to taxi queue to hotel lobby to hotel room and back again (or else, when the luggage is lost in transit, to spend two weeks in Tahiti in three-piece suits), but they have splurged on bus tours that allotted 15 minutes to view the Book of Kells in Ireland and an hour and a half to tour a sweater factory; on a private car whose driver spoke English like an Italian Henry Kissinger with a lip full of Novocain; on a villa in which the staff spoke only Spanish and the guests were reduced to rubbing their tummies at the cook and saying, ``Yummy, yummy!''; and on a glamorous cruise through the fjords of Norway, where Bombeck and spouse ate 17 meals a day and outgrew their clothes, only to find half the crew camped out in the exercise room. Worldly wisdom gained by years of experience with Turkish bathrooms, Montezuma's revenge, and transporting native spears home on American airlines has impressed on Bombeck the basic commonality of all cultures and has inspired her to suggest that instead of stockpiling nuclear weapons we should aim our vacation slides at one another. Classic Bombeck, in which she does away with any notion of an empty-nest syndrome.
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It's actually a hardback, not a paperback, but it is vintage Bombeck and laugh out loud on the joys of family travel.
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This book is a little bit older, but still in decent shape & readable.