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COLUMBINE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Comprehensive, myth-busting examination of the Colorado high-school massacre."We remember Columbine as a pair of outcast Goths from the Trench Coat Mafia snapping and tearing through their high school hunting down jocks to settle a long-running feud. Almost none of that happened," writes Cullen, a Denver-based journalist who has spent the past ten years investigating the 1999 attack. In fact, Eric ... Read full review

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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  - gregorybrown - LibraryThing

Columbine is incredibly, incredibly good. So good that I slammed through it in an afternoon and evening, only stopping for dinner and a mandatory scheduling meeting. I originally heard about this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mary_Overton - LibraryThing

"'I will choose to kill,' Eric wrote. Why? His explanations didn't add up.... To most readers, Eric's rants just sounded nuts. "Dr. Fuselier had the opposite reaction. Insanity was marked by mental ... Read full review

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User Review  - RalphLagana - LibraryThing

I tend to read several books at a time, but once I started this accounting of the events at Columbine school I continued reading nightly until I'd finished it. Cullen covered everything important to ... 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  - Sandra - Goodreads

Dave Cullen's book was exhaustively researched in the ten years between the shooting at Columbine High and the book's publication. There is a lot of tremendously disturbing information, but ... 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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User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

This book is great if you're REALLY interested in Columbine because it has tons of really specific information on the shooting, the killers, and the aftermath. However, I found the book to be rather ... Read full review

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