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Sarah Vowell

Autor/a de Assassination Vacation

13+ obres 15,632 Membres 541 Ressenyes 136 preferits

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Sarah Vowell lives in New York City. Sarah Vowell was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma on December 27, 1969. She received a B.A. in modern languages and literatures from Montana State University in 1993 and an M.A. in art history from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996. She has written mostra'n més several nonfiction books including The Wordy Shipmates, Assassination Vacation, Radio On, Unfamiliar Fishes, and Lafayette in the Somewhat United States. She has also written two essay collections entitled The Partly Cloudy Patriot and Take the Cannoli. She was a contributing editor for the radio program This American Life on Public Radio International from 1996-2008. Her work has been published in numerous publications including The Village Voice, Esquire, GQ, Spin, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the SF Weekly. She was also the voice of Violet in the animated film The Incredibles. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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Obres de Sarah Vowell

Assassination Vacation (2005) 4,530 exemplars
The Partly Cloudy Patriot (2002) 3,023 exemplars
The Wordy Shipmates (2008) 2,778 exemplars
Take the Cannoli (2000) 2,264 exemplars
Unfamiliar Fishes (2011) 1,419 exemplars
Radio On: A Listener's Diary (1997) 453 exemplars
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017 (2017) — Editor — 82 exemplars
Life after life 1 exemplars

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The Incredibles [2004 film] (2005) — Cast. — 1,507 exemplars
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules (2005) — Col·laborador — 1,198 exemplars
The Future Dictionary of America (2004) — Col·laborador — 621 exemplars
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America (2008) — Col·laborador — 505 exemplars
Incredibles 2 [2018 film] (2018) — Actor — 369 exemplars
McSweeney's Issue 4: Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying (2000) — Col·laborador — 163 exemplars
The Best of McSweeney's {complete} (1800) — Col·laborador — 138 exemplars
Know the Past, Find the Future: The New York Public Library at 100 (2011) — Col·laborador — 115 exemplars
McSweeney's Issue 34 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2010) — Col·laborador — 109 exemplars
McSweeney's Issue 3: Windfall Republic (1999) — Col·laborador — 94 exemplars
McSweeney's Issue 2: Blues/Jazz Odyssey (1999) — Col·laborador — 70 exemplars
McSweeney's Issue 1: Gegenshein (1998) — Col·laborador — 66 exemplars
McSweeney's Issue 50 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (2017) — Col·laborador — 50 exemplars


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I enjoyed it but it wasn't anywhere as good as her previous books. Missing lot of her off beat humor that I have come to love.
cdaley | Hi ha 154 ressenyes més | Nov 2, 2023 |
I love sarah vowel, but this book didn't have the scope I expected.
nogomu | Hi ha 154 ressenyes més | Oct 19, 2023 |
Vowel's smart, engaging, funny book [b:Assassination Vacation|422664|Assassination Vacation|Sarah Vowell||824686](audio) made the miles melt away as I drove to grad classes. I chose this title as a birthday gift when my sister-in-law said a) she loves words and b) history interests her. Seems a perfect match. I'm reading it first just to be sure of what I'm giving.
rebwaring | Hi ha 154 ressenyes més | Aug 14, 2023 |
So far so good. A clever essayist and engaging reader, Vowel manages to cram heaps of historical facts and humor into her well researched travelogue of presidential assassins' and their marks.
rebwaring | Hi ha 156 ressenyes més | Aug 14, 2023 |



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