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By Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice

Author note: Scott McEwen (With), Jim DeFelice (With)

A occasion of the amazing existence and legacy of fallen American hero Chris Kyle

This commemorative memorial edition of Kyle's bestselling memoir positive aspects the complete textual content of yank Sniper, plus greater than 80 pages of remembrances by way of these whose lives he touched personally—including his spouse, Taya; his mom and dad, brother, and kids; Marcus Luttrell and different fellow military SEALs; veterans and wounded warriors; lifelong buddies; and plenty of others.

He was once the pinnacle American sniper of all time, referred to as "the legend" by means of his army SEAL brothers, and a hero by means of these he served at the domestic entrance . . .

From 1999 to 2009, U.S. army SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the main occupation sniper kills in usa army historical past. Kyle earned mythical prestige between his fellow SEALs, Marines, and U.S. military squaddies, whom he secure with lethal accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle's masterful account of his outstanding battlefield studies ranks as one of many maximum struggle memoirs of all time.

A local Texan who discovered to shoot on early life looking journeys together with his father, Kyle was once a champion saddle-bronc rider ahead of becoming a member of the army. After Sep 11, he used to be thrust onto front strains of the struggle on Terror, and shortly chanced on his calling as a world-class sniper who played most sensible less than fireplace. He recorded a personal-record 2,100-yard kill shot open air Baghdad; in Fallujah, Kyle braved heavy hearth to rescue a bunch of Marines trapped on a highway; in Ramadi, he stared down insurgents along with his pistol in shut strive against. Kyle talks truthfully concerning the ache of war—of two times being shot, and experiencing the tragic deaths of 2 shut friends.

American Sniper additionally honors Kyle's fellow warriors, who raised hell off and on the battlefield. And in relocating first-person debts all through, Kyle's spouse, Taya, speaks overtly in regards to the lines of struggle on their marriage and youngsters, in addition to on Chris.

Adrenaline-charged and deeply own, American Sniper is an exciting eyewitness account of provider and sacrifice that just one guy may inform.

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