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Summary of A Mother's Reckoning: by Sue Klebold | Includes Analysis: by Sue Klebold | Includes Analysis

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Summary of A Mother’s Reckoning by Sue Klebold | Includes Analysis


In her memoir A Mother’s Reckoning, Sue Klebold struggles to come to terms with her son Dylan’s role in the infamous Columbine High School shooting. Writing 16 years after the shooting, she reflects on when and where things went wrong for Dylan—and how she and her husband, who were loving parents, could have missed the warning signs.

Klebold’s story begins with the voicemail that changed her life. At lunchtime on April 20, 1999, in her office in
Littleton, Colorado, she listened to a cryptic message from her husband, Tom. Though she intuited that something had happened to one of their two children, she had no way of knowing that Dylan was already a murderer.

Returning Tom’s call, she had what would be the first of many vague and unsatisfying conversations that
day. Her husband knew there had been a shooting at Columbine, Dylan’s high school, but little else…

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