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The Martyrs of Columbine: Faith and the Politics of Tragedy
On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 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 allegedly answered “Yes” and were killed. Within days of their death, Cassie and Rachel we...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 9th 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published November 1st 2002)
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An interesting read about the ways we react to tragedies (such as Columbine). I hadn't really paid attention to the differences that political parties had reacted when this happened, but there clearly are differences and I am more aware of those now. It's certainly not a "can't set down" book, but nonetheless I am glad that I read it.
Oct 07, 2008 Kymberly rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: someone interested in Colombine
Recommended to Kymberly by: friend
I read quite a few books on Colombine about the victims and I was told that this was a book about looking at it from another side. I disagreed with almost everything about it. But it was very informing on how some people are viewing this tratic event.