The Wordy Shipmates download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sarah Vowell

The Wordy Shipmates download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sarah Vowell year 2009
  • Book name: The Wordy Shipmates
  • Author: Sarah Vowell
  • Release date: 2009/3/3
  • Publisher: RIVERHEAD BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9781594484001
  • Rating: 7.54 of 10
  • Votes: 821
  • Review by: Chandler Gilmore
  • Review rating: 9.96 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Total pages: 254
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this New York Times bestseller, the author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States 'brings the [Puritan] era wickedly to life' (Washington Post). To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but Sarah Vowell investigates what that means-and what it should mean. What she discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoebuckles- and-corn reputation might suggest-a highly literate, deeply principled, and surprisingly feisty people, whose story is filled with pamphlet feuds, witty courtroom dramas, and bloody vengeance. Vowell takes us from the modern-day reenactment of an Indian massacre to the Mohegan Sun casino, from old-timey Puritan poetry, where 'righteousness' is rhymed with 'wilderness,' to a Mayflower-themed waterslide. Throughout, The Wordy Shipmates is rich in historical fact, humorous insight, and social commentary by one of America's most celebrated voices.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H33M32S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Autobiography: Historical, Political & Military, Local History, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Funny Books & Stories, History Of The Americas
  • Available formats: WORD, EPUB, BMP, PDF, DOC, MobiPocket, RB, TXT. Compressed in ARC, LZMA, RAR, TAR.LZO, ZIP, LZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 15.66 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x208x18mm
  • Weight: 249g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States
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