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My first book by Sarah Vowell and it will not be my last. I've always found the New England settlers to be boring, and she brings them to live with her wry wit. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Chesapeake38819
I especially enjoy listening to this author narrate her own books. This one, like her others, is both witty and interesting. Read morePublished 2 months ago by D. L. Mendelssohn
I got an autographed copy of this a few years ago... actually, quite a few years ago, and saw Ms. Vowell give a talk about the book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by C. L. Schoon
Everything I did not learn in school. Love the author's wit and habit of standing in the spot where events took place.Published 2 months ago by Anraku
I find the narration grating. I was hoping for a more in-depth look at the Puritans in America. Didn't realize it was a collection of repetitive essays about someone's personal... Read morePublished 2 months ago by DivaHerHighness
Loved this book/love Sarah Vowell. Always thought Puritan history was boring. Not after reading Sarah!Published 2 months ago by G. W. Fox
Solid history and contemporary insights. Also a fast often funny read.Published 2 months ago by Mr. Scott M. Fincher