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Assassination vacation

Author: Sarah Vowell
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tour of key historic sites in America where incidents of political violence have occurred reveals lesser-known points of interest pertaining to each and shares information about how history has been shaped by popular culture and tourism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sarah Vowell; Abraham Lincoln; James A Garfield; William McKinley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Vowell
ISBN: 0743260031 9780743260039 9780743260046 074326004X
OCLC Number: 56733107
Description: 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Vowell.
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ASSASSINATION VACATION finds Sarah Vowell further honing her trademark style, this time out she offers readers a roadmap that illuminates as never before the pit stops of American presidential  Read more...

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"A learned, engagingly discursive, funny, sometimes even jolly ramble -- literally -- through the landscape of American presidential assassinations...Vowell makes an excellent traveling companion, Read more...

 
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