Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell is an American author, journalist, essayist, social commentator, and actress. She is known for her witty and insightful commentary on American history and culture, and has authored several books including 'Assassination Vacation' and 'The Wordy Shipmates'.


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  1. 1. The Wordy Shipmates

    "The Wordy Shipmates" is a historical narrative that explores the journey and lives of the Massachusetts Bay Colonists, who left England in the 1630s in pursuit of religious freedom in America. The book delves into the paradoxes of these Puritans, who were both freedom seekers and authoritarians, and their influence on American identity. It also provides a detailed look at their relationships, conflicts, and the hardships they faced, all set against the backdrop of their religious and political beliefs.

    The 9121st Greatest Book of All Time