The University of Iowa

Sarah Vowell reading

Sarah Vowell
Archive Date: 
Friday, October 24, 2008

In this archive, Sarah Vowell reads from her book, "Wordy Shipmates."

The author of "Assassination Vacation," a regular contributor to "This American Life" and the voice of Violet in "The Incredibles," Vowell turns her wry eye to the oddities of the New England Puritans, their communities, idealism and relevance (or lack thereof) in modern times.

Live From Prairie Lights was a live public radio program broadcast from Prairie Lights, an independent bookstore in Iowa City, Iowa. The program showcased new and established writers from around the world.


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