The Wordy Shipmates

Written By Sarah Vowell
The Wordy Shipmates
  • Publsiher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 October 2008
  • ISBN : 1440638691
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 82 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Wordy Shipmates by author: Sarah Vowell which was release on 07 October 2008 and published by Penguin with total page 272 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. From the author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, The Wordy Shipmates is New York Times bestselling author Sarah Vowell's exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America to become the people of John Winthrop's "city upon a hill," a shining example, a "city that cannot be hid." To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but Vowell investigates what that means? and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all about? Who were these people who are considered the philosophical, spiritual, and moral ancestors of our nation? What Vowell discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoe-buckles-and- corn reputation might suggest. The people she finds are highly literate, deeply principled, and surprisingly feisty. Their story is filled with pamphlet feuds, witty courtroom dramas, and bloody vengeance. Along the way she asks: *Was Massachusetts Bay Colony governor John Winthrop a communitarian, a Christlike Christian, or conformity?s tyrannical enforcer? Answer: Yes! *Was Rhode Island?s architect, Roger Williams, America?s founding freak or the father of the First Amendment? Same difference. *What does it take to get that jezebel Anne Hutchinson to shut up? A hatchet. *What was the Puritans? pet name for the Pope? The Great Whore of Babylon. Sarah Vowell?s special brand of armchair history makes the bizarre and esoteric fascinatingly relevant and fun. She takes us from the modern-day reenactment of an Indian massacre to the Mohegan Sun casino, from old-timey Puritan poetry, where ?righteousness? is rhymed with ?wilderness,? to a Mayflower-themed waterslide. Throughout, The Wordy Shipmates is rich in historical fact, humorous insight, and social commentary by one of America?s most celebrated voices. Thou shalt enjoy it.

The Wordy Shipmates

The Wordy Shipmates
  • Author : Sarah Vowell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008-10-07
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1440638691
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Summary : From the author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, The Wordy Shipmates is New York Times bestselling author Sarah Vowell's exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America to become the people of John Winthrop's "city upon a hill," a shining example, a "city that cannot be hid." ...

Assassination Vacation

Assassination Vacation
  • Author : Sarah Vowell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-04-04
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1440638691
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Summary : New York Times bestselling author of The Word Shipmates and contributor to NPR’s “This American Life” Sarah Vowell embarks on a road trip to sites of political violence, from Washington DC to Alaska, to better understand our nation’s ever-evolving political system and history....

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Unfamiliar Fishes
  • Author : Sarah Vowell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-03-22
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1440638691
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Summary : From the author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, an examination of Hawaii, the place where Manifest Destiny got a sunburn. Many think of 1776 as the defining year of American history, when we became a nation devoted to the pursuit of happiness through self- government. In Unfamiliar Fishes, Sarah ...

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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
  • Author : Sarah Vowell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-10-20
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1440638691
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Summary : From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette. Chronicling General Lafayette’s years in Washington’s army, Vowell reflects on the ideals of the ...

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  • Author : LLyn De Danaan
  • Publisher : Bison Books
  • Release Date : 2019-09-01
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1440638691
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Summary : A gravestone, a mention in local archives, stories still handed down around Oyster Bay: the outline of a woman begins to emerge and with her the world she inhabited, so rich in tradition and shaken by violent change. Katie Kettle Gale was born into a Salish community in Puget Sound ...

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  • Author : Sarah Vowell,826 National
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1440638691
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Summary : “A gift . . . One wonders how the world might be different if works in The Best American Nonrequired Reading were indeed required.” —USA Today Sarah Vowell, author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States and other best-selling titles "gilded with snark, buoyant on charm" (NPR), worked with the students of the 826 ...

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Release Date : 2010
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  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Becky Garrison
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-03-01
  • Total pages : 106
  • ISBN : 1440638691
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Summary : In Roger Williams's Little Book of Virtues, religion writer Becky Garrison delves into the life of her eleventh/twelfth great-grandfather to uncover the untold story behind this forgotten pioneer of religious liberty. Employing a format reminiscent of How Proust Can Change Your Life and The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality, ...

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  • Author : Nick Hornby
  • Publisher : McSweeneys Books
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 131
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Summary : The final collection from Nick Hornby's column "Stuff I've Been Reading" in the Believer magazine....

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  • Author : Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Author : Harold Wallace Ross,William Shawn,Tina Brown,Katharine Sergeant Angell White,David Remnick,Rea Irvin,Roger Angell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008-10
  • Total pages : 212
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