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Review: Columbine

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Sarah Rachel Egelman

It has been 10 years since “Columbine” came to mean “massacre” in the American psyche. Instead of conjuring the delicate blue flowers, the word is synonymous with a particular kind of violence: massive and seemingly random. In his account of the infamous and horrific school shootings, journalist Dave Cullen unpacks the event, including the mental health and history of the killers, their planned ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

I was a senior in high school on April 20, 1999. I thought the same thoughts as every other student in the country: could it happen here? who among my classmates are potential threats? what would I do ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hannah Hergenrother - Goodreads

Book Review: Columbine Columbine is an account written by Dave Cullen, published in 2010. The account is about the widely known Columbine High School massacre that occurred April 20, 1999. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

This was the best nonfiction book I read in 2009, and it's an incredible piece of journalism. A lot of media attention was given to the mass shootings at Columbine High School in Colorado on April 20 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Will Byrnes - Goodreads

UPDATE - 5/28/13 - new link at bottom The very word “Columbine” summons an image of gun-toting teens mowing down teachers and students in their high schools. In the media frenzy of the time and in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

When it comes to school attacks, it's becoming clear that April is the cruelest month. As I sit here writing this, there's been yet another shooting event down in Christiansburg, Va. Some asshole, who ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bill Kerwin - Goodreads

The definitive book on the most memorable US school shooting (at least before Newtown) by a reporter who has followed the story for the last ten years. Dave Cullen demonstrates conclusively that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

April 20th 1999 was a Tuesday. I remember this fact because my day off was Tuesday. I was probably doing some laundry and cleaning with the TV on in the background. Then I remember stopping and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Victoria_Grossack Grossack - Goodreads

This book was written by a journalist, Dave Cullen, to correct much of the misinformation that was spread around after the school killings – partly by him! The lies and mistakes and myths were ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I thought this book was interesting--it held good points on psychopathy in teens and about the shooting as a whole, but it needs to be taken with a grain of salt. Many of the "facts" surrounding the ... Read full review

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