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Assassination Vacation

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From Buffalo to Alaska, Washington to Key West, cultural critic and radio commentator Vowell visits locations immortalized and influenced by ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.500
mahdi1rayattnet

Assasinations of Presidents

by mahdi1rayattnet on Nov 10, 2011

Well researched, detailed accounts of attempts and assasinations of US Presidents. Easy to read book. A must for all historians and history buffs. More

Stu936

Strange But Fun

by Stu936 on Oct 13, 2011

Sarah is "different." In talking about the assinations she brings in interesting tid bits and humor. More

courtneyinatlanta

Letdown

by courtneyinatlanta on Aug 26, 2010

I like Sarah Vowell on NPR, but I'm sorry to say I don't care for her writing. This book did contain some interesting trivia, which I liked, but Vowell interjects too many of her own opinions and personal anecdotes into the book, and none of them are very interesting. It annoys me when people can't ... More

Bubblehead

She is worth reading on anysubject

by Bubblehead on Apr 9, 2009

What a nice way to learn little knowntid-bits about a important events in our history More

Alissa

Laugh out loud history

by Alissa on Feb 23, 2009

Vowell is like a female, liberal democrat version of P.J. O'Rourke, and if that alone doesn't make you want to read this book, then let me add that in Assassination Vacation she manages to craft an informative and hilarious book out of her research into three historic presidential assassinations. ... More

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