Take the Cannoli Stories from the New World

ISBN-10: 0743205405

ISBN-13: 9780743205405

Edition: 2001

Authors: Sarah Vowell

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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.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 4/3/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660

Don DeLillo was born in the Bronx, New York on November 20, 1936. He received a bachelor's degree in communication arts from Fordham University in 1958. After graduation, he was a copywriter for an advertising company and wrote short stories on the side. His first story, The River Jordan, was published two years later in Epoch, the literary magazine of Cornell University. His first novel, Americana, was published in 1971. His other works include Ratner's Star, The Names, Libra, Underworld, The Body Artist, Cosmopolis, Falling Man, Point Omega, and The Angel Esmeralda, a collection of short stories. He won several awards including the National Book Award for fiction in 1985 for White Noise, the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1992 for Mao II, the PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction in 2010, and the inaugural Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction in 2013.Sarah Vowell lives in New York City.

Home Movies
Shooting Dad
Music Lessons
The End is Near, Nearer, Nearest
Post Cards
Take the Cannoli
Vindictively American
These Little Town Blues
Chelsea Girl
Michigan and Wacker
Species-on-Species Abuse
Obituaries
What I See When I Look at the Face on the $20 Bill
Ixnay on the My Way
Mix Tapes
Thanks for the Memorex
Drive Through Please
Your Dream, My Nightmare
Dark Circles
American Goth
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