Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney

Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney

by Piers Morgan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476745053
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Piers Morgan is known for hosting NBC’s runaway hit America’s Got Talent and his popular CNN show, Piers Morgan Tonight, which held the timeslot previously occupied by Larry King Live. Morgan started his career as a reporter for The Wimbledon News, and went on to work for The Sun and to become the youngest ever editor of News of the World in 1994. He then became the editor-in-chief of the Daily Mirror and then a columnist for GQ, as well as a host on the BBC before joining CNN in 2010.

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  • The King and I. My first meeting ever with Larry King, on the day I was announced as his replacement at CNN.

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    Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney 1.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
    Anonymous More than 1 year ago
    A thin diary by a man of epic self-absorption and vacuity. The Morgan book masquerades as gun control advocacy but it is, in fact, about his celebrity fawning and groveling. He rehashes the Dunblane, Scotland massacre and the U.S. versus Britain gun deaths statistics, and if I hear his ratings-driven schtick I may take a gun to my head out of boredom and disgust. I am a staunch gun control advocate, but I don't want this faker being a spokesman for the crusade. All he has managed to do with his name-calling is galvanize the followers of the very guests he insults. His book is a travesty.
    guitaoist3 More than 1 year ago
    his arguments for gun control stem from his inability to understand the america has guns to protect us from tyranny. and if anyone was ALLOWED to be armed in that aurora movie theatre then hey that joker guy wouldve been shot in two seconds, but instead they say oh well too many people have guns when in fact they ALREADY banned protection and hence that why no one was protected.
    embeck7 More than 1 year ago
    Piers may not be everyone's cup of tea, but neither am I.  Perhaps that's why I found his book to be a delight.  Piers has a quick wit, and ability to ask the direct questions (and get them answered).  He is a voice of reason regarding America's obsession with guns, and reasonable ways to help decrease our gun violence. The book is a diary style format, and easy reading.  A pleasure.  
    nortoncmd More than 1 year ago
    Anything by this clown belongs in fiction