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Comprehending Columbine

Author: Ralph W Larkin
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007.
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On April 20, 1999, two Colorado teenagers went on a shooting rampage at Columbine High School. That day, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed twelve fellow students and a teacher, as well as wounding twenty-four other people, before they killed themselves. Although there have been other books written about the tragedy, this is the first serious, impartial investigation into the cultural, environmental, and  Read more...
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Larkin, Ralph W., 1940-
Comprehending Columbine.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608415910
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph W Larkin
ISBN: 1592134912 9781592134915 1592134904 9781592134908
OCLC Number: 70174927
Description: 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Armageddon (well, almost) --
God's country --
Cultural wars at Columbine --
The peer structure of Columbine High --
The other Columbine --
Eric and Dylan --
From Oklahoma City to Columbine --
Dead celebrities --
Give peace a chance --
Methodological appendix.
Responsibility: Ralph W. Larkin.
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On April 20, 1999, two Colorado teenagers went on a shooting rampage at Columbine High School. That day, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 fellow students and a teacher, as well as wounding 24  Read more...

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