Assassination Vacation

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Simon & Schuster, Feb 6, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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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 Washington DC to Alaska, to better understand our nation’s ever-evolving political system and history.

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This was well-written and well researched. - Goodreads
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Educational and quirky. - Goodreads
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Clever premise but the execution isn't exactly perfect. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

Ms. Vowell has a knack for storytelling and humblebragging. Read full review

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User Review  - Tom Rowe - Goodreads

Part presidential assassination history part travelogue. Add some left-wing political commentary and a good dose of quirkiness, and you have a pretty entertaining book. I recommend. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Sarah Vowell is a contributing editor for public radio's This American Life and has written for Time, Esquire, GQ, Spin, Salon, McSweeneys, The Village Voice, and the Los Angeles Times. She is the author of Radio On, Take the Cannoli, and The Partly Cloudy Patriot. She lives in New York City.

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