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Columbine

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Publisher's Summary

Over the course of this gripping narrative, Dave Cullen approaches his subjects with unrivaled care and insight. What emerges are shattering portraits of the killers, the victims, and the community that suffered one of the greatest - and most socially and historically important - shooting tragedies of the 20th century.

Ten years in the works, Columbine is a masterpiece of reportage, from the acclaimed journalist who followed the massacre from day one and reconstructed the psychological journey of two teenage boys who became killers.

©2009 Dave Cullen; (P)2009 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Dave Cullen is the Dante of this high school hell. I came away from it thinking of Jack Nicholson hollering 'You want the truth? You can't handle the truth!' Read this quietly powerful account of Columbine and find out if you can." (Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler)

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    Mary Lou Hubisz 09-15-15
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    "amazing insight into the killers"
    What made the experience of listening to Columbine the most enjoyable?

    The perspective of Agent Fuselier and his attempt to sort through the madness provided a voice of reason and much needed clarity.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Don Leslie?

    I did not enjoy Don Leslie's voice. His performance was good but it is just the sound of his voice. Sorry, I cannot put my finger on it.


    If you could give Columbine a new subtitle, what would it be?

    Randy and Judy Brown were right


    Any additional comments?

    The author's research into all the aspects and details of the story is impressive. It provides fascinating insight into the motives of Dylan and Eric. However, I found the saint-like characterization of Columbine's pricipal, Frank DeAngelis confusing. For someone who spent so much time "with his kids", he seemed out of touch with the reality of student life at his high school.

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    amy 08-06-15
    amy 08-06-15

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    "This book freaked me out!!!"
    Would you listen to Columbine again? Why?

    This book in my opinion was excellent but disturbing. It seems to be well researched


    Any additional comments?

    Good narration, good story but also very, very disturbing.

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    Carter Rees 07-26-15
    Carter Rees 07-26-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great"

    More to the story than depicted in the news. Cullen brings real emotion to even the most tragic characters.

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    Jolene 07-20-15
    Jolene 07-20-15
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    "I just couldn't stop listening!"

    I was so dumbfounded by the facts in this book. I like so many others were mislead by the media on the background of Eric & Dylan. Once I started listening to this book I couldn't stop. It made me think about my 12 year old son growing up & how he could face this kind of situation in school & then I would think how would I handle life if he was a victim of such a violent act. I asked myself many times throughout this book-"Would I know if my son was planning something like this? Would I see signs of depression, psychosis?" This book was certainly an eye opener. Even though I knew the outcome of the book I still was amazed by it.

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    Daryl Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 06-30-15
    Daryl Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 06-30-15
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    "Chilling and thorough"
    Any additional comments?

    This book is a thorough, chilling account of the Columbine shooting and its aftermath. It does jump around some, but I found it a thorough piece of journalistic writing.
    The narrator's deep voice was nearly perfect for the subject matter. I had to pick up the book and put it down in places, but I did eventually come back to it.
    Great work!

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    Kacie Ellis 06-05-15
    Kacie Ellis 06-05-15
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    Very well written. Enjoyed the different points of view from victims, families, detectives, media, etc. I would definitely recommend it!

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    John R. Cerasuolo 06-02-15
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    "Devastating"

    This was intriguing, devastating and thorough. It is a portrait of the community and how Eric Harris and Dylan Kleebold came to be. There are no easy conclusions but after reading this I just wanted to hug my kids.

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    Carol Belle river, ON, Canada 05-22-15
    Carol Belle river, ON, Canada 05-22-15 Member Since 2015

    Love books, listen to 3-4 books a week, thriller and true crimes favorite.

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    "well written, well narrative"

    As much as I and most of us don't want to relive a nightmare, this book is not that.
    to say it's an enjoyable read, seems wrong but if any good can come of it, then it was.

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    Daniel North Potomac, MD, United States 05-09-15
    Daniel North Potomac, MD, United States 05-09-15 Member Since 2009
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    "If you are going to read one Columbine Book..."
    Any additional comments?

    This was a great book, the reading was excellent and it was full of good information. The author seemed to be right at the center of things as one of the reporters for the Denver Post. I am sure there are other theories about the killings, but Cullen makes a compelling case for his.

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    Eric Garris 04-28-15
    Eric Garris 04-28-15 Member Since 2016
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    "A wonderful horrible story. This book outlines"

    This book outlines the school tragedy in Littleton Colorado in 1999. It brings you to the victims, the families involved, and the killers. This book will keep you listening until the end.

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