Sarah Vowell
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Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell is the author of the bestselling Assassination Vacation, The Partly Cloudy Patriot, Take the Cannoli, and Radio On. She is a contributing editor for public radio's "This American Life." She is also a McSweeney's person and the voice of teenage superhero Violet Parr in Pixar Animation Studios' "The Incredibles."
Photo by Tammy Lo (tammylo) (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Best Sellers

    • Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Sarah Vowell, John Slattery, Nick Offerman, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,926

    A humorous account of the Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette - the one Frenchman we could all agree on - and an insightful portrait of a nation's idealism and its reality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Already waiting for Sarah Vowell's next adventure

    • By Michael on 10-25-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Assassination Vacation

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Conan O'Brien, Stephen King, Dave Eggers, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,067
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,465
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,452

    Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • extremely entertaining and informative

    • By Rachel on 08-17-05

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Partly Cloudy Patriot

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Sarah Vowell, Conan O'Brien, Seth Green, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 982
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 981

    Sarah Vowell travels through the American past and, in doing so, investigates the dusty, bumpy roads of her own life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best surprises on AUDIBLE.COM!!

    • By Doggy Bird on 04-14-04

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Unfamiliar Fishes

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, John Hodgman, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,823
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,382
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,380

    Sarah Vowell argues that 1898 might be a year crucial to our nation's identity - the year the United States annexed Hawaii....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable, but celeb narrations are distracting

    • By darrin class on 05-02-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Wordy Shipmates

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Sarah Vowell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,607
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 906
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 902

    New York Times best-selling author Sarah Vowell explores the Puritans and their journey to America using her special brand of armchair history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love Sarah Vowell

    • By Audiophile on 10-25-09

    Regular price: $23.93

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