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American sniper : the autobiography of SEAL Chris Kyle, (USN 1999-2009), the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history

Author: Chris Kyle; Scott McEwen; Jim DeFelice; Marcus Luttrell
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2012.
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Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL, recounts his life and military experiences, discusses his record for the most career sniper kills in United States military history and the bounty placed on his head by Iraqi insurgents, provides an eye-witness account of war in Iraq, shares the strains of war on his marriage and family, and honors his fellow soldiers.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Biography
Named Person: Chris Kyle
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Kyle; Scott McEwen; Jim DeFelice; Marcus Luttrell
ISBN: 9780062238863 0062238868
OCLC Number: 809082539
Description: xi, 434 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map, port. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Evil in the crosshairs --
Bustin' broncs and other ways of having fun --
Jackhammered --
Takedowns --
Five minutes to live --
Sniper --
Dealing death --
Down in the shit --
Family conflicts --
The punishers --
The devil of Ramadi --
Man down --
Hard times --
Mortality --
Home and out.
Responsibility: Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice ; foreword by Marcus Luttrell.

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A former US Navy SEAL, the author tells the story of his legendary career, from 1999-2009, during which time he recorded the most confirmed sniper kills in the history of the United States military,  Read more...

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"[My] favorite book of the year. Chris Kyle's "American Sniper" is an amazingly detailed account of fighting in Iraq -- a humanizing, brave story that's extremely readable."--PATRICIA CORNWELL, "New Read more...

 
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