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  • Columbine

  • By: Dave Cullen
  • Narrated by: Don Leslie
  • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 665
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 606
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 600

"The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror..."  So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for nearly two decades of "spectacle murders". It is a false script, seized upon by a generation of new killers. In the wake of Newtown, Aurora, and Virginia Tech, the imperative to understand the crime that sparked this plague grows more urgent every year. What really happened April 20, 1999? The horror left an indelible stamp on the American psyche, but most of what we "know" is wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entrancing, I couldn't stop listening!

  • By Anonymous User on 05-04-18

Excellent delivery of a haunting catalyst

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-18

This book painted horrific imagery of the most notorious and profound school shooting in American history. It allowed me to get a better understanding of Eric and Dylan and of their intentions.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Civilization and Its Discontents

  • By: Sigmund Freud
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 372
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 314

First published in 1930, Civilization and Its Discontents is one of the most influential works of pioneering psychologist Sigmund Freud. Focusing on the tension between the primitive drives of the individual and the demands of civilization for order and conformity, Freud draws upon his psychoanalytic theories to explain the fundamental structures, conflicts, and consequences of society.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Don't conform

  • By Sam Motes on 03-26-14

Poor production and execution by reader.

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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-16-18

The narrator was difficult to understand and so was Freud's stream of consciousness. At times the audio cut out in mid sentence. Freud does bring some good points in this book but definitely not what I was expecting.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful