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Take the Cannoli: Stories From the New World (2000) [Collection]
by Sarah Vowell Rating: Weighted - 8.0 / Average - 8.2 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Take the Cannoli is a moving and wickedly funny collection of personal stories stretching across the immense landscape of the American scene. Vowell tackles subjects such as identity, politics, religion, art, and history with a biting humor. She searches the streets of Hoboken for traces of the town's favorite son, Frank Sinatra. She goes under cover of heavy makeup in an investigation of goth culture, blasts cannonballs into a hillside on a father-daughter outing, and maps her family's haunted history on a road trip down the Trail of Tears. Vowell has an irresistible voice -- caustic and sympathetic, insightful and double-edged -- that has attracted a loyal following for her magazine writing and radio monologues on This American Life.

Original title: Take the Cannoli: Stories From the New World
Original languages: English

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Edition #1: Take the Cannoli: Stories From the New World

Take the Cannoli: Stories From the New World (2000)
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Language: English

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  • "I love Sarah Vowell's writing - it's smart, funny, soulful, even educational. This wonderful collection is about democracy, sleep, religion, pop music, and just about everything else that matters, and if you don't find something in here that makes perfect sense to you, I can only imagine that you gave up reading, thinking, and laughing some time ago." Nick Hornby
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