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Her books are fun to read, informative, entertaining and very, very funny.
Every American should read this book and even if you think you know about our first assassinations, you will learn something, and laugh while learning it.
The book is about a kooky history buff that visits sites surrounding the Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley assassinations.
A very entertaining read from the outset. To be honest, I love history and how it repeats itself. Read morePublished 2 days ago by titangirl
Along with A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson, this book rates as my top nonfiction read. The book is funny, informative, irreverent and, well, creepy. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Traveladdie
Sarah takes a serious subject and lightens it up to no end. I have rad some of her other books, and this one was the funnest. I love history, but I love funny history even more.Published 14 days ago by Abby S Hollander
This book was recommended to me years ago, but I'm glad that I finally picked it up. I'm fascinated with obscure Presidential history, and apparently Vowell shares that... Read morePublished 21 days ago by Dennis
…to read Vowell's wry, witty commentary on American history. Her unapologetic love of historical sites, from battlegrounds to building plaques, comes off as an endearingly honest... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Firefly13
I love her dry humor and wisdom abut the American experience. A peak into American history better than the textbooksPublished 1 month ago by gail harmon
I bought this book with high hopes. I love history (especially weird history) and I love graveyards (and the story of how they met their demise). Read morePublished 2 months ago by E.J. Adelheid
Assassination Vacation is darkly funny, well-written and well-researched. I definitely loved every bit of this book, but recommend it more for history geeks.Published 2 months ago by Cynthia Van Zandt
This book was pretty fun, especially considering it was for a class. Vowell is very liberal so if you are not you may get annoyed or hate it depending on where you stand.Published 2 months ago by PSReviews