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Assassination Vacation

Pub Date : 2005-04-04 | Author : Sarah Vowell | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 0743282531
ISBN 13 : 9780743282536

New York Times bestselling author of The Word Shipmates and contributor to NPR’s “This American Life” Sarah Vowell embarks on a road trip to sites of political violence, from..


The Wordy Shipmates

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Sarah Vowell | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781594484001
ISBN 13 : 1594484007

A cultural profile of Puritan life covers a wide range of topics, from their covenant communities and deep-rooted ideologies to their beliefs about church and state and their persp..


Unfamiliar Fishes

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Sarah Vowell | Publisher : Riverhead Books (Hardcover)

ISBN 10 : 9781594485640
ISBN 13 : 159448564X

An irreverent analysis of late-nineteenth-century imperialism in the United States focuses on the annexation of Hawaii as a defining historical milestone, covering such contributin..


Lafayette In The Somewhat United States

Pub Date : 2016-10 | Author : Sarah Vowell | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780399573101
ISBN 13 : 0399573100

From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and Unfamiliar Fishes, a humorous and insightful account of the Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette - the one Frenchma..


The Partly Cloudy Patriot

Pub Date : 2002-09-05 | Author : Sarah Vowell | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780743233361
ISBN 13 : 0743233360

From public radio This American Life contributor and self-described “history nerd” Sarah Vowell comes a collection of humorous and personal essays investigating American histor..


The Botany Of Desire

Pub Date : 2001-06-12 | Author : Michael Pollan | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 1588360083
ISBN 13 : 9781588360083

The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore’s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in America In 1637, one..


The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017

Pub Date : 2017-10-03 | Author : Sarah Vowell | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9781328664075
ISBN 13 : 1328664074

“A gift . . . One wonders how the world might be different if works in The Best American Nonrequired Reading were indeed required.” —USA Today Sarah Vowell, author of Lafayet..