Thank God I Had a Gun: True Accounts of Self-Defense

Thank God I Had a Gun: True Accounts of Self-Defense

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by Chris Bird
     
 

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This collection of true stories examines incidents involving the use of firearms by ordinary citizens for personal protection against criminals. Three basic types of events are discussed: armed defense at home, at work, and in a public place. Each episode is explored in detail, with a look at the citizen involved as well as how their defensive actions aided them or… See more details below

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This collection of true stories examines incidents involving the use of firearms by ordinary citizens for personal protection against criminals. Three basic types of events are discussed: armed defense at home, at work, and in a public place. Each episode is explored in detail, with a look at the citizen involved as well as how their defensive actions aided them or could be improved. From convenience-store robberies to police arrests gone awry, these stories provide memorable reminders of firearm self-defense dos and don'ts.

Editorial Reviews

Women & Guns magazine
The humanity of Bird's subjects . . . left me with a warm feeling toward these survivors, and regrets for the one who did not make it.

GunNews
I am deeply impressed with the book by Chris Bird.

American Handgunner
Like I said, ya gotta read the book. It's a purchase I don't think you'll regret.

Combat Handguns
If you don't own a firearm for personal protection, you need to read this book.

From the Publisher
"There is much to be learned from Chris' painstaking, detailed research. I recommend this book highly."  —Massad Ayoob, director, Lethal Force Institute

"Wow! 'Riveting' may be an overused word...but it is perfectly descriptive of the stories that Chris has compiled."  —Suzanna Hupp, Texas state representative

"Great true stories that spark a self-analytical What would I have done?"  —Jerry Patterson, Texas land commissioner

"If you don't own a firearm for personal protection, you need to read this book."  —Combat Handguns magazine

"The humanity of Bird's subjects . . . left me with a warm feeling toward these survivors, and regrets for the one who did not make it."  —Women & Guns magazine

"I am deeply impressed with the book by Chris Bird."  —GunNews

"Like I said, ya gotta read the book. It's a purchase I don't think you'll regret."  —American Handgunner magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983590170
Publisher:
Privateer Publications
Publication date:
02/01/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
257,095
File size:
4 MB

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