Gripping, eye-opening, and powerful, American Sniper is the astonishing autobiography of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, who is the record-holding sniper in U.S. military history. Kyle has more than 150 officially confirmed kills (the previous American record was 109), though his remarkable career total has not been made public by the Pentagon. In this New ...
Gripping, eye-opening, and powerful, American Sniper is the astonishing autobiography of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, who is the record-holding sniper in U.S. military history. Kyle has more than 150 officially confirmed kills (the previous American record was 109), though his remarkable career total has not been made public by the Pentagon. In this New York Times bestselling memoir, Kyle shares the true story of his extraordinary decade-long career, including his multiple combat tours in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and elsewhere from 1999-2009. Kyle's riveting first-person account of how he went from Texas rodeo cowboy to expert marksman and feared assassin offers a fascinating view of modern-day warfare and one of the most in-depth and illuminating looks into the secret world of Special Ops ever written.
A great read for anyone who wants to know what snipeing is all about.
Apr 12, 2013
Excellent, excellent book, written humbly by a real American Patriot.
Mar 28, 2013
Well written and book in great condition, especially sad was the fact that Kyle was recently killed on a shooting range.
May 12, 2012
Sniper Book is Interesting
This book tells the story from the sniper viewpoint and from the view of his wife. Quite interesting in the training and cooperation of various units who have their own set of snipers work to get the job done. It is a good book and well written and keeps your attention about what is really going on in the war.
Apr 12, 2012
This personal account of being a sniper is a revealing account into the lives of this dangerous and deadly area of our military. A fascinating addition to the story, are comments made by Chris Kyle's wife as to the impact the military has on families at home. This book is a fast read, but probably not for the sqeamish.
Publishers Weekly, 2012-05-28 One of the most feared soldiers to ever set foot on the battleground that was and still is Iraq, Kyle recounts his bloody tales of war with deadly accuracy. Skillfully narrated by John Pruden, these fascinating war stories offer insight into the perils of modern combat. Pruden's tone is that of a Navy SEAL: calm, cool, and collected. And he never falters in recounting the author's impressive skills on the battlefield-skills that gave Kyle the most career sniper kills in United States military history. While Kyle's story is gripping in its own right, Pruden's outstanding narration brings the story to life with brutal realism. Pruden is a man possessed in this account; he embodies Kyle from start to finish. The result is truly chilling listening. A William Morrow hardcover. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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