Sunday, March 23, 2014

Newtown: An American Tragedy by Matthew Lysiak

Newtown is well written, compassionate and informative.

It documents the fateful events of, December 14, 2012. It is emotionally gut wrenching and heart breaking.

Lysiak, breaks down the events and details of the days leading up to, the day of and the aftermath of the shooting. This well researched book gives you insight into the lives of the victims and those who's  lives where changed by these tragic events.

Lysiak, covers the life of Adam Lanza (the shooter) and his mother.  He digs deep into, Adam's mental illness and his fascination with guns and violent games. You learn about the misconstrued information put out by the media. About the hero's who died saving lives and the hero's who helped with the aftermath.

An excellent educational read that will change the way you examine school shootings.

Grade: A+

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