Tragedy in Aurora: The Culture of Mass Shootings in America (Paperback)

Tragedy in Aurora: The Culture of Mass Shootings in America By Tom Diaz, Lonnie Phillips (With), Sandy Phillips (With) Cover Image
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Tragedy in Aurora is the story of Jessica Ghawi, who was murdered in a public mass shooting at a theater in Aurora, Colorado in 2012. The book argues that America is at a crossroads of cultural definition. It examines America's culture war over gun control.

About the Author


Tom Diaz is a retired lawyer, former journalist, writer, and gun owner who has authored a number of non-fiction books, monographs and articles about crime, terrorism, and firearms. He has been a guest on CNN, HLN, MSNBC, NPR, and other national and foreign news media. Diaz is the author of Making a Killing: The Business of Guns in America (1999), Lightning Out of Lebanon: Hezbollah Terrorists on American Soil (with Barbara Newman) (2005), No Boundaries--Transnational Latino Gangs and American Law Enforcement (2009), and The Last Gun: How Changes in the Gun Industry Are Killing Americans and What It Will Take to Stop It (2013). He was Democratic counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice from 1993 to 1997, where his specialties included terrorism and firearms regulation. He was senior policy analyst at a Washington-based gun violence reduction organization from 1997 to 2012.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781538166772
ISBN-10: 1538166771
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: November 15th, 2021
Pages: 304
Language: English