POTUS RIP X 3…
Author: Sarah Vowell
Can you name the first three US presidents killed while in office? How about the names of the assassins? If that kind of morbid American history trivia appeals to you and you have a special fondness for historical plaques and monuments, Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell is the book for you.
Freely acknowledging her persistent and occasionally disturbing obsession with death, Vowell – a best-selling author and essayist – travels the country digging for the details surrounding the deaths of presidents Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley. Not surprisingly, she visits the sites of the assassinations – Washington, DC for the first two and Buffalo, NY for