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Vowell, Sarah

Summary: From the bestselling author of "The Wordy Shipmates" comes an examination of Hawaii's emblematic and exceptional history, retracing the impact of New England missionaries who began arriving in the early 1800s to remake the island paradise into a version of New England.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2011

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Vowell, Sarah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.099 VOW

Vowell, Sarah

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2002

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Vowell, Sarah

Summary: To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but author 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? What Vowell discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoe-buckles-and-corn reputation might...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 974.088 VOW

Vowell, Sarah

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

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Vowell, Sarah

Summary: From the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Assassination Vacation" comes an examination of the Puritans, their covenant communities, deep-rooted idealism, political and cultural relevance, and their myriad oddities.To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but author Vowell investigates what that means--and what it should mean. What was this great political enterprise all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 VOW

Vowell, Sarah

Summary: On August 16, 1824, an elderly French gentlemen sailed into New York Harbor and giddy Americans were there to welcome him. Or, rather, to welcome him back. It had been 30 years since the Revolutionary War hero the Marquis de Lafayette had last set foot in the United States, and he was so beloved that 80,000 people showed up to cheer for him. The entire population of New York at the time was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 VOW

Vowell, Sarah

Summary: A collection of essays and autobiographical stories in which the author offers her humorous take on identity, politics, religion, art, history, and other topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 081 VOW

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Summary: Bob Parr, Mr. Incredible, has unwittingly demonstrated repeatedly that Supers can cause as much damage as villains while protecting the world, which causes his wife -- Elastigirl -- to be chosen as the face of a movement to make Supers legal again. Still, it will take the entire gang to take down a new supervillain bent on mind-controlling the entire world!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE INC

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