The partly cloudy patriot

Vowell, Sarah, 1969-

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  • Creator Sarah Vowell
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Simon & Schuster, [2002] ©2002
  • Physical Details
    • 197 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 0743223527, 9780743223522
  • OCLC ocm49649932

Summary

  • The author shares her perspective on such topics as the 2000 election, present-day civil rights activists, and the relationship between the United States and Canada.

Contents

  • What he said there -- The first Thanksgiving -- Ike was a handsome man -- God will give you blood to drink in a souvenir shot glass -- The new German cinema -- Democracy and things like that -- Pop-a-shot -- California as an island -- Dear Dead Congressman -- The nerd voice -- Rosa Parks, c'est moi -- Tom Cruise makes me nervous -- Underground lunchroom -- Wonder twins -- Cowboys v. Mounties -- The partly cloudy patriot -- State of the Union -- Tom Landry, existentialist, dead at 75 -- The strenuous life
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