The Glock pistol is America's Gun. It has been rhapsodized by hip-hop artists and coveted by cops and crooks alike. Created in 1982 by Gaston Glock, the pistol arrived in America at a fortuitous time. Law enforcement agencies had concluded that their agents and officers, armed with standard six-round revolvers, were getting "outgunned" by drug dealers with semi-automatic pistols; they needed a new gun. With its lightweight plastic frame and large-capacity spring-action magazine, the Glock was the gun of the future. You ...

Glock: The Rise of America's Gun 2013, Broadway Books

ISBN-13: 9780307719959

Trade paperback

Glock: The Rise of America's Gun 2012, Crown Publishing Group (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307719935