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Comprehending Columbine

Comprehending Columbine
A Book

by Ralph W. Larkin

  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release : 2007
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9781592134922
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The definitive book on the school massacre that shocked a nation.

The Martyrs of Columbine

The Martyrs of Columbine
Faith and the Politics of Tragedy

by J. Watson

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2003-05-02
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1403970009
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed twelve fellow students and one teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Two of the victims of the Columbine massacre, Cassie Bernall and Rachel Scott, reportedly were asked by the gunmen if they believed in God. Both supposedly answered 'Yes' and were killed. Within days of their death, Cassie and Rachel were being hailed as modern-day martyrs and are seen by many American evangelicals as the sparks of a religious revival among teenagers. Cassie and Rachel, as innocents martyred for faith, also became useful symbols for those seeking to advance a conservative political agenda and to lay the blame for Columbine at the feet of their liberal opponents. According to police investigators, however, Cassie and Rachel may never have been asked by their killers about God. They may have been simply victims of a senseless crime rather than martyrs to a cause. The Martyrs of Columbine provides a careful examination of the available evidence and attempts to discover what really occurred. Despite these questions the martyr-stories continued to be told and the religious and political use of Cassie and Rachel continues. The popular significance of the martyrs of Columbine persists, and may even be growing. How and why is this happening? The Martyrs of Columbine is a groundbreaking investigation of what this tragedy has come and will come to mean in American religion, politics, and culture.

Wanton Violence at Columbine High School; Littleton, Colorado

Wanton Violence at Columbine High School; Littleton, Colorado
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : FEMA
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Columbine High School Massacre

The Columbine High School Massacre
Murder in the Classroom

by Katie Marsico

  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9780761449850
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Provides comprehensive information on the Columbine High School massacre and the examination of violence in schools"--Provided by publisher.

Columbine

Columbine
A Book

by Dave Cullen

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2019-02-14
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1787477088
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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**THE GROUNDBREAKING BESTSELLER AND CLASSIC** 'Excellent . . . amazing how much still comes as a surprise' New York Times Book Review 'Like Capote's In Cold Blood, this tour de force gets below the who and the what of a horrifying incident to lay bare the devastating why' People 'A staggering work of journalism' Washington Post 'The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror...' So begins the epilogue, illustrating how Columbine has become the template for nearly two decades of "spectacle murders." It makes the imperative to understand the crime that sparked this flame more urgent than ever. What really happened on April 20th, 1999? The horror left an indelible stamp on the American psyche, but most of what we thought we knew was wrong. It wasn't about jocks, Goths or the Trench Coast Mafia. Dave Cullen was one of the first reporters on the scene, and he spent ten years on this book, the definitive account. With a keen investigative eye and psychological acumen, he draws on mountains of evidence, insight from the world's leading forensic psychologists , and the killers' own words and drawings - several reproduced in a new appendix. Cullen paints raw portraits of two polar opposite killers. They contrast starkly with the flashes of resilience and redemption among the survivors.

Columbine Shootings

Columbine Shootings
A Book

by Diane Gimpel

  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release : 2012-01-01
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1614784477
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This title examines an important historic event - the shootings at Columbine High School in Jefferson County, Colorado. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the two gunmen, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, details of the shootings, the names of those injured and killed, the influence of the video game Doom and the movie Natural Born Killers on the gunmen, the men who helped the gunmen acquire their weapons, the Trench Coat Mafia, the memorial services for those killed, the return to school, a visit by President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, graduation, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Columbine, 20 Years Later and Beyond: Lessons from Tragedy

Columbine, 20 Years Later and Beyond: Lessons from Tragedy
A Book

by Jaclyn Schildkraut,Glenn W. Muschert

  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 2019-01-31
  • Pages : 235
  • ISBN : 1440862532
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This powerful retrospective analysis of the aftermath of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting considers society's response to the attack, the long-term implications of the shooting, and the ways in which research and related policy must continue to move forward. • Analyzes the broad cultural impact of the Columbine High School shooting • Reviews changes in police responses that have developed since the day of the attack • Examines warning signs that pre-dated the attack and how threat assessment has advanced to preclude similar tragedies • Explores legislative responses in the aftermath and why they were not successful • Considers the lessons learned in the 20 years after the shooting and how they can be used to prevent future acts of mass violence

The Columbine School Shooting

The Columbine School Shooting
A Book

by Louise I. Gerdes

  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 2012-06-12
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0737766050
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This essential volume explores many aspects of the Columbine school shootings in April, 1999. Topics covered include the historical and cultural background leading up to and following the massacre. Readers will evaluate the issues surrounding Columbine, such as the role of bullying at the high school, the shootings as a symbol of a greater culture of violence, and the impact of gun laws on the accessibility of weapons for senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Personal narratives are also featured, including Columbine high school seniors writing about the impact of the event on their lives, and a journalist looking back at the event that he covered years earlier.

Herbert Columbine VC

Herbert Columbine VC
A Book

by Carole McEntee-Taylor

  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release : 2013-08-05
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 1781593094
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Save Yourselves, I'll carry on'. These were the last known words of Herbert Columbine, shouted at his two companions on the afternoon of 22nd March 1918. At 9am that morning, in Hervilly Woods, France, 9 Squadron Machine Gun Corps had come under intense attack from a heavy force of German infantry. Private Columbine took command of an isolated gun, with no wire in front and began firing. As the German onslaught grew and casualties mounted, Herbert and two others eventually became separated from the rest of their Squadron. After several hours it became clear their position would soon be overrun so Herbert told them to escape while they could. Now on his own, Herbert hung on tenaciously, repelling several attacks, each one deadlier than the last. He was only defeated after the Germans bought up air support and dropped a bomb on his position. Herbert Columbine has no known grave.??All author royalties from the sale of this book go to the Columbine Statue Fund of which Dame Judi Dench is Patron. This is a project to raise money for a lasting memorial to Herbert Columbine in his home town of Walton on?the Naze, Essex. For more information please visit www.carolemctbooks.info/herbert-columbine-vc/

Almost Columbine

Almost Columbine
Hawks Foundation Mission Two

by Alexander Hutchinson

  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 2006-11
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0595419399
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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On April 20, 1999, in the small suburban town of Littleton, Colorado, two high-school seniors, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, assaulted Columbine high school. They intended to slaughter hundreds of their fellow classmates. This event shocked the nation but it was not the first time this type of plan had been made Nine years earlier a student in Massachusetts named James Ballum suffered a brutal beating at his high school. His tormentors walked away clean while James was suddenly expelled. This injustice drove him to a homocidal conclusion. This is the story of a tragedy that Almost happened.

Observations Respecting His Majesty's Ship Columbine

Observations Respecting His Majesty's Ship Columbine
A Book

by George Charles Venables Vernon (Baron Vernon.)

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1827
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Columbine som Due: Maskecomoedie [in one act and in verse].

Columbine som Due: Maskecomoedie [in one act and in verse].
A Book

by Simon Sørensen MEISLING

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1855
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Columbine & Beyond

Columbine & Beyond
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Gyldendal Uddannelse
  • Release : 2006
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9788702036701
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Pierrot & Columbine (The Pierrot ́s Love Series)

Pierrot & Columbine (The Pierrot ́s Love Series)
A Book

by Ana Claudia Antunes

  • Publisher : Babelcube Inc.
  • Release : 2014-11-24
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN : 1633397211
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Anne, a teenage girl who dreams of being a dancer suffers an obsession and becomes haunted by a ghost of a ballerina in the nineteenth century, who prefers to be called Tata, and who, like a rat, appears out of nowhere and goes beyond, literally, in a blink of an eye, twerking, trolling and twisting facts and factions, and who insists into contacting her in every possible way (even by cell phone and text messages) to tell her story. So she decides to write her story in the form of a play giving vent to her artistic vein, before the ghost dancer make her wiah to cutting the veins of them both, tormenting her from head to toe. As it were not enough many tangles and so many caveats and ties to be untied sneakers, here comes another ghost that looks like it came to torment her too. Giovanni, boyfriend and possible serial killer, and that also seems to have a deep relationship with the teenager proves to be helpful and kind to her, but everything seems to be just a clever way to conquer her world to dominate her and make she do everything he tells her to do, to insert her in their midst to be involved in the same case. Then he begins to tell the story from his point of view. Having two versions, in which one is she going to believe? And as she finishes her own story, will she be able to convey? She hopes to resolve the issue as soon as possible, before they devour or engage her further in a tangle of misunderstandings. Or she will start to disbelieve her own ears and lose herself in the path of her own acquittal tied into an emotional imbalance that at first reveals a tough ancestor line to tread. For this she will need all her courage thus find heroin in her veins, to be able to go face her faith... Or her dreadful fate.

Columbine

Columbine
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1957
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Columbine School Shootings

The Columbine School Shootings
A Book

by Jennifer MacKay

  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 2009-12-18
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1420503197
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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On April 20, 1999, two teen boys went on a shooting rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. They killed 13 people, before turning their guns on themselves and committing suicide. Detailed here is an overview of the Columbine High School shootings and an exploration into the forensic casework involved in recreating the scene of the crimes. Includes sidebars containing first-person accounts of the incident.

The Report of Governor Bill Owens' Columbine Review Commission

The Report of Governor Bill Owens' Columbine Review Commission
A Book

by Colorado. Governor's Columbine Review Commission

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Journals of Rachel Scott

The Journals of Rachel Scott
A Journey of Faith at Columbine High

by Debra Klingsporn,Beth Nimmo

  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release : 2009-01-12
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN : 1418534986
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Written teen to teen as a first-person narrative, this is not a book about the Columbine shootings - instead, it's a story of faith, told in Rachel's own words. The book includes first person narratives, journal entries, drawings from Rachel's diary, and notes from her parents and friends at Columbine High School. Additionally, "me pages" (what makes me angry, what I'm afraid of) encourage teens to explore issues central to their lives and faith. Highlighting Rachel's faith journey from the time she became a Christian, through her joys and doubts, her hopes and dreams, this story is a triumphant testimony that teens will treasure.

The Columbine School Shooting

The Columbine School Shooting
A Book

by Louise I. Gerdes

  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 2012-06-12
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0737757884
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This essential volume explores many aspects of the Columbine school shootings in April, 1999. Topics covered include the historical and cultural background leading up to and following the massacre. Readers will evaluate the issues surrounding Columbine, such as the role of bullying at the high school, the shootings as a symbol of a greater culture of violence, and the impact of gun laws on the accessibility of weapons for senior students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. Personal narratives are also featured, including Columbine high school seniors writing about the impact of the event on their lives, and a journalist looking back at the event that he covered years earlier.

Columbine High School Massacre

Columbine High School Massacre
The FBI Files

by Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Publisher : Filibust
  • Release : 2007-12
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN : 9781599862422
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Columbine High School Massacre: The FBI Files contains the actual original and declassified criminal investigation files related to the April 20, 1999 school shooting at Columbine High School in Jefferson County, Littleton, Colorado. Fifteen students and teachers were killed and twenty three were injured and shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were among the dead, having taken their own lives. They were armed with two sawed-off shotguns, one 9MM carbine, one Tech-9 machine pistol, and in excess of thirty improvised explosive devices. These two students were considered outcasts. They associated with a group who wore long black coats, combat boots and went by the name of "The Trench Coat Mafia." This publication is being published and made available now for the first time in a paperback book edition for those interested in the history of the Columbine High School Massacre.