Biography

Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell

Books by Sarah Vowell

by Sarah Vowell - History, Nonfiction

Chronicling General Lafayette’s years in Washington’s army, Vowell reflects on the ideals of the American Revolution versus the reality of the Revolutionary War.  While Vowell’s yarn is full of the bickering and infighting that marks the American past --- and present --- her telling of the Revolution is just as much a story of friendship: between Washington and Lafayette, between the Americans and their French allies and, most of all between Lafayette and the American people.

by Sarah Vowell - History, Nonfiction

Sarah Vowell sets out to discover the odd, emblematic and exceptional history of Hawaii, the 50th state. In examining the place where Manifest Destiny got a sunburn, she finds America again, warts and all.