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Glock : the rise of America's gun

Author: Paul Barrett
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the story of the American gun market as reflected by an Austrian six-cylinder revolver, tracing how it has become a weapon of choice on both sides of the law, in the entertainment industry, and among Second Amendment enthusiasts.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Barrett
ISBN: 9780307719935 0307719936 9780307719942 0307719944
OCLC Number: 714724571
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Shootout in Miami --
"Pistol of the future" --
"One ugly adn all-business-looking piece of self-defense hardware" --
"Plastic perfection" --
"Hijacker's special" --
"Super gun" --
Going Hollywood --
The mark of Cain --
"Copy the motherfucker" --
Massacre in Killeen --
Lawyers, guns, and money --
"Ka-boom" --
Pocket rockets --
"My way" --
Glock culture --
Glock goes to the White House --
An assassin's attack --
"Monopoly money" --
The impact of the Austrian pistol: good for America?
Responsibility: Paul M. Barrett.

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Traces the story of the American gun market as reflected by an Austrian six-cylinder revolver, tracing how it has become a weapon of choice on both sides of the law, in the entertainment industry, and among Second Amendment enthusiasts.

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