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Sarah Vowell Has the Gift

By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger Sarah Vowell, author of “The Wordy Shipmates,” who I’d actually never heard of until I saw her on David Letterman’s show one recent night, now has a place of honor in my heart.  Everybody who can help me laugh out loud makes the cut.   Anybody who can make me do that while talking about the Puritans… well,…
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