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Take the cannoli : stories from the New World

Author: Sarah Vowell
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000.
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A collection of essays and autobiographical stories in which the author offers her humorous take on identity, politics, religion, art, history, and other topics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Vowell
ISBN: 0684867974 9780684867977 0743205405 9780743205405
OCLC Number: 42861943
Description: 219 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Home Movies --
Shooting Dad --
Music Lessons --
The End is Near, Nearer, Nearest --
Post Cards --
Take the Cannoli --
Vindictively American --
These Little Town Blues --
Chelsea Girl --
Michigan and Wacker --
Species-on-Species Abuse --
Obituaries --
What I See When I Look at the Face on the $20 Bill --
Ixnay on the My Way --
Mix Tapes --
Thanks for the Memorex --
Drive Through Please --
Your Dream, My Nightmare --
Dark Circles --
American Goth.
Responsibility: Sarah Vowell.
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From the popular public radio storyteller and "This American Life" regular comes an eclectic, auspicious collection of alternately hilarious and moving essays and autobiographical stories about the  Read more...

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Lawrence Weschler Sarah Vowell's uncanny voice -- by turns wise and wise-ass, wry and celebratory, heartrending and hilarious -- translates seamlessly to the page: equal parts Betty Boop and Dorothy Read more...

 
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Good for a few chuckles

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2010-10-15) Good Permalink

I heard Sarah Vowell speak at the closing session of PLA in March 2010, and she was so hilarious, I added her books to my to-read list. This is the first of her books I have read, and overall I enjoyed it. ...
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