In this collection of personal stories, Sarah Vowell confronts a wide range of subjects, themes, icons and historical moments: Vietnam and Watergate; Starbucks and Buffy the Vampire Slayer; and her own ambivalent relationship to American history and citizenship.
In the title piece of this collection of personal stories, Sarah Vowell addresses her ambivalent relationship to American history and citizenship. Elsewhere, she confronts a wide range of subjects, themes, icons and historical moments: Vietnam and Watergate; Canadian Mounties and German filmmakers; Starbucks and Buffy the Vampire Slayer; twins and nerds; the Gettysburg Address; and George W. Bush's inauguration. A book about politics, presidents, pop culture, patriotism and pretty much everything else that matters in the world today, "The Partly Cloudy Patriot" is a refreshing, thought-provoking guide to the crazy heart of America.
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Sarah Vowell is the author of TAKE THE CANNOLI (Penguin) and has written for numerous publications, including Time, Esquire and GQ. She lives in New York City where she writes and presents a highly acclaimed Saturday morning radio show.
The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell
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