Sarah Vowell (Author)
March 06, 2012
5.55 X 8.19 X 0.57 inches | 0.46 pounds
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About the Author
Sarah Vowell is the bestselling author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, Unfamiliar Fishes, The Wordy Shipmates, Assassination Vacation, and The Partly Cloudy Patriot.
"Sarah Vowell is an intellectual melting pot. Her cleverness is gorgeously American..." - Los Angeles Times "Its scintillating cast includes dour missionaries, genital-worshiping heathens, Teddy Roosevelt, incestuous royalty, a nutty Mormon, a much-too--merry monarch, President Obama, sugar barons, an imprisoned queen and Vowell herself, in a kind of 50th-state variety show. It's a fun book...[a] playful, provocative, stand-up approach to history."--The New York Times Book Review "As entertaining and personable as it is informative."--Washington Post "Sarah Vowell is for my money, the best essayist/radio commentator/sit-down comic and pointy headed history geek in the business."--Seattle Times