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American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history

Author: Chris Kyle; Jim DeFelice; Scott McEwen
Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First movie tie-in trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A member of Navy SEAL Team 3 describes his life as a father and husband, and as the serviceman with the most confirmed sniper kills in the history of the United States military while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
War
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Chris Kyle; Chris Kyle
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Kyle; Jim DeFelice; Scott McEwen
ISBN: 0062376330 9780062376336 9780062401724 0062401726
OCLC Number: 881042181
Notes: "P.S. Insights, interviews, & more ..." : 14 pages at end.
Originally published in hardcover in 2012.
Description: 379, 14 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Author's note --
Map of Iraq --
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 --
Punishers --
Devil of Ramadi --
Man down --
Hard times --
Mortality --
Home and out --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: Autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history
Responsibility: Chris Kyle ; with Jim DeFelice and Scott McEwen.

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The autobiography of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, whose record 150 confirmed kills make him the most deadly sniper in U.S. military history.  Read more...

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#1 "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER--No Source "[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 Read more...

 
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