Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780743578196

The Wordy Shipmates

Vowell, Sarah

3.64 avg rating
( 16,431 ratings by GoodReads )
Not the book you're looking for? Search for all books with this author and title
Image Not Available

New York Times bestselling author Sarah Vowell explores the Puritans and their journey to America in The Wordy Shipmates. Even today, 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? 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 Christ-like 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 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, to a Mayflower-themed waterslide. 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.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Sarah Vowell is a contributing editor for public radio's This American Life and has written for Time, Esquire, GQ, Spin, Salon, McSweeneys, The Village Voice, and the Los Angeles Times. She is the author of Radio On, Take the Cannoli, and The Partly Cloudy Patriot. She lives in New York City.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 19.17

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by Simon & Schuster Audio (2008)
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster Audio, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0743578198

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by Simon and Schuster
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon and Schuster. Book Condition: New. Brand New, This is an audio book. Bookseller Inventory # 0743578198

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by Simon and Schuster (2008)
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon and Schuster, 2008. CMD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VS-9780743578196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by SIMON SCHUSTER AUDIO, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description SIMON SCHUSTER AUDIO, United States, 2008. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 147 x 132 mm. Language: English Brand New. New York Times bestselling author Sarah Vowell explores the Puritans and their journey to America in The Wordy Shipmates. Even today, 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? 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 Christ-like 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 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, to a Mayflower-themed waterslide. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780743578196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by SIMON SCHUSTER AUDIO, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description SIMON SCHUSTER AUDIO, United States, 2008. CD-Audio. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. 147 x 132 mm. Language: English Brand New. New York Times bestselling author Sarah Vowell explores the Puritans and their journey to America in The Wordy Shipmates. Even today, 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? 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 Christ-like 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 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, to a Mayflower-themed waterslide. 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. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780743578196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by Simon & Schuster Audio
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster Audio. No binding. Book Condition: New. Audio CD. Dimensions: 5.8in. x 5.2in. x 0.9in.New York Times bestselling author Sarah Vowell explores the Puritans and their journey to America in The Wordy Shipmates. Even today, 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 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 Christ-like Christian, or conformitys tyrannical enforcer Answer: Yes! Was Rhode Islands architect, Roger Williams, Americas founding freak or the father of the First Amendment Same difference. What was the Puritans pet name for the Pope The Great Whore of Babylon. Sarah Vowells 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, to a Mayflower-themed waterslide. The Wordy Shipmates is rich in historical fact, humorous insight, and social commentary by one of Americas most celebrated voices. Thou shalt enjoy it. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Audio CD. Bookseller Inventory # 9780743578196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Vowell, Sarah Author
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Compact Disc. Book Condition: New. 158mm x 26mm x 135mm. Compact Disc. "New York Times" bestselling author Sarah Vowell explores the Puritans and their journey to America in "The Wordy Shipmates." Even today, America views itself as a P.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 0.191. Bookseller Inventory # 9780743578196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by Simon & Schuster Audio (2008)
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster Audio, 2008. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 0743578198

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 0.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Vowell, Sarah Author
Published by Simon & Schuster (2008)
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster, 2008. Audio CD. Book Condition: Brand New. unabridged edition. 6.00x5.25x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # x-0743578198

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 38.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.36
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Vowell, Sarah Author
ISBN 10: 0743578198 ISBN 13: 9780743578196
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AussieBookSeller
(Artarmon, NSW, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Compact Disc. Book Condition: New. 158mm x 26mm x 135mm. Compact Disc. "New York Times" bestselling author Sarah Vowell explores the Puritans and their journey to America in "The Wordy Shipmates." Even today, America views .Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 0.191. Bookseller Inventory # 9780743578196

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 28.00
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds