Menasha Public Library (Elisha D. Smith)

American gun, the true story of the AR-15, Cameron McWhirter and Zusha Elinson - hardcover

"The epic history of the AR-15 rifle, America's most controversial weapon"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
A note about names -- Prologue: ten minutes, 1057 bullets -- The boy who like explosions -- Men against fire -- The rifleman -- Hollywood moon shot -- Springfield's rifle -- The space-age gun is born -- The bureaucracy strikes back -- Hunting big game -- The spy who saved Stoner's rifle -- 'Brave soldiers and the M16' -- 'Tragedy and betrayal' -- 'Borders on criminal negligence' -- The sporter -- Big guns come in -- Bush ban -- Three senators -- The end of compromise -- Bad boys -- A precise request -- AR-15 takes off -- Here come the hedge funds -- The man card -- 'I'm a killer I guess' -- 'You woudn't understand' -- Molon labe -- Trump slump -- Burning boots -- Lockdown nation -- Come and take it nation -- Beyond the talking points -- 'Are any residents safe in this country anywhere?' -- Valerie's road home -- Postscript: what would Stoner do? -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
xiii, 473 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations, portraits, 24 cm

Library Locations

  • Menasha Public Library (Elisha D. Smith)

    Elisha D. Smith Public Library 440 First St, Menasha, WI, 54952, US