The Wordy Shipmates

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The Wordy Shipmates

By Sarah Vowell

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410413659, 331pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Assassination Vacation" and "The Partly Cloudy Patriot" comes an examination of the Puritans, their covenant communities, deep-rooted idealism, political and cultural relevance, and their myriad oddities.

About the Author
Called "a national treasure" by David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell has been a contributing editor to public radio s "This American Life" since 1996. She is also the author of the bestsellers "Take the Cannoli" and "The Partly Cloudy Patriot".