American Sniper: The Autobiography Of The Most Lethal Sniper In U.s. Military History

Mass Market Paperback | January 29, 2013

byChris Kyle, Scott Mcewen

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.

From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him “The Legend”; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Kyle, who was tragically killed in 2013, writes honestly about the pain of war—including the deaths of two close SEAL teammates—and in moving first-person passages throughout, his wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their family, as well as on Chris. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time.

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warrior...

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The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warrior...

SEAL Team 3 Chief Chris Kyle (1974-2013) was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, and numerous other citations. Following four combat tours in Iraq, he became chief instructor for training Naval Special Warfare sniper teams. He is the author ofAmerican Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms. A native Texan, Kyle ...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.5 × 4.19 × 1.03 inPublished:January 29, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062238868

ISBN - 13:9780062238863

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A True Selfless Soul. This autobiography gives you a true insight on the mind and life of an American Soldier. The witty humor of Chris Kyle evens out the horror stories that are the war and leaving a family behind while one dedicates their life to protecting others. Not only was Chris Kyle a War Hero but this book also shows his beautifully kind soul.
Date published: 2015-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting Read! Book is quite interesting to read. The first few chapters are a bit slow but then it picks up. Overall, a very interesting read and well worth it!
Date published: 2015-03-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from No sir, not for me. REALLY boring! unless you got some weird fetish for autobiography's then no, this book is lame. The army stuff is, "slow". You wont get any tear jerkering or heart pounding war stories.
Date published: 2014-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Excellent first hand account of an American hero
Date published: 2014-01-02

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American Sniper is the inside story of what it’s like to be in war. A brave warrior and patriot, Chris Kyle writes frankly about the missions, personal challenges, and hard choices that are part of daily life of an elite SEAL Sniper. It’s a classic!”