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Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell
Unfamiliar Fishes

Margaret PLATIS, September 1, 2011

Sarah Vowell does it again! She can make me laugh, cry and shake my head in disbelief -- all on the same page. Vowell takes on 19th century America's sins and foibles, while keeping her voice in the thoroughly smart-alecky 21st century, making her a fun read -- and an informative one. Unfamiliar Fishes will make you consider your next visit to Hawaii very differently.
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Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
Assassination Vacation

Margaret PLATIS, January 1, 2010

I've not only read the print version and listened to the audiobook multiple times, I even planned a vacation around this book! Sarah Vowell's unique voice and viewpoint have helped me survive the so-far grim 21st century.
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