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The Resource American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, Chris Kyle ; with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, Chris Kyle ; with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice

Label
American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history
Title
American sniper
Title remainder
the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history
Statement of responsibility
Chris Kyle ; with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. Kyle earned legendary status among his fellow SEALs, Marines, and U.S. Army soldiers, whom he protected with deadly accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle's masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the greatest war memoirs of all time. A native Texan who learned to shoot on childhood hunting trips with his father, Kyle was a champion saddlebronic rider prior to joining the Navy. After 9/11, he was thrust onto the front lines of the War on Terror, and soon found his calling as a world-class sniper who performed best under fire. he recorded a personal-record 2,100-yard kill shot outside Baghdad; in Fallujah, Kyle braved heavy fire to rescue a group of Marines trapped on a street; in Ramadi, he stared down insurgents with his pistol in close combat. Kyle talks honestly about the pain of war--of twice being shot, a experiencing the tragic deaths of two close friends. American Sniper also honors Kyle's fellow warriors, who raised hell on o and off the battlefield. And in first-person accounts throughout, Kyle's wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their marriage and children, as well as on Chris
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
Iowa High School Book Award, 2017.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10024490
Cataloging source
CCPLG
Dewey number
  • 956.7044/342
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS79.766.K95
LC item number
A3 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history
Label
American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, Chris Kyle ; with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Chris Kyle, in memoriam- Introduction/ Tara Kyle and Jim DeFelice -- Wayne and Deby Kyle, Chris's mom and dad -- Tara Kyle -- Jeff Kyle, Chris's brother -- Andrew Alexander, friend -- Bo Pharr, friend -- "W", writing on behalf of "the Teams" -- Bryan Rury, lifelong friend -- Marcus Luttrell, fellow SEAL, friend -- Ashely Purvis Smith, family friend -- Al Hemmle, principal, Midlothian High School -- Glenn Beck, talk-show host -- Jeff Burge, Dallas Police Department, friend -- Dr. Karen Hanten, pediatrician, friend -- Kelly Job, wife of Chris's SEAL teammate Ryan Job -- "Dauber", fellow SEAL, friend -- Kim and Kent Studebaker, Chris's parents-in-law -- Anonymous, active-duty SEAL, friend -- Larry Toon, chairman of Elizabeth Toon Charities -- Leanne Littlefield, friend -- Marc Meyers, businessman, ranch owner, friend -- Mathew Bullinger, fellow Little League coach, friend -- Omar Avila, wound warrior, friend -- Randy Cupp, businessman, friend -- Rich Emberlin, Dallas Police Department, friend -- Sarah and Ellyse Dyer, friends -- Scott Brown, Musician, Marine, friend -- Sergeant Vince Lee, Dallas Police Department, friend -- Jim DeFelice, coauthor of American Sniper
Control code
5644151
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Memorial edition, First edition.
Extent
viii, 464 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780062082367
Lccn
2014495439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn859895906
  • (OCoLC)859895906
Label
American sniper : the autobiography of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, Chris Kyle ; with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Chris Kyle, in memoriam- Introduction/ Tara Kyle and Jim DeFelice -- Wayne and Deby Kyle, Chris's mom and dad -- Tara Kyle -- Jeff Kyle, Chris's brother -- Andrew Alexander, friend -- Bo Pharr, friend -- "W", writing on behalf of "the Teams" -- Bryan Rury, lifelong friend -- Marcus Luttrell, fellow SEAL, friend -- Ashely Purvis Smith, family friend -- Al Hemmle, principal, Midlothian High School -- Glenn Beck, talk-show host -- Jeff Burge, Dallas Police Department, friend -- Dr. Karen Hanten, pediatrician, friend -- Kelly Job, wife of Chris's SEAL teammate Ryan Job -- "Dauber", fellow SEAL, friend -- Kim and Kent Studebaker, Chris's parents-in-law -- Anonymous, active-duty SEAL, friend -- Larry Toon, chairman of Elizabeth Toon Charities -- Leanne Littlefield, friend -- Marc Meyers, businessman, ranch owner, friend -- Mathew Bullinger, fellow Little League coach, friend -- Omar Avila, wound warrior, friend -- Randy Cupp, businessman, friend -- Rich Emberlin, Dallas Police Department, friend -- Sarah and Ellyse Dyer, friends -- Scott Brown, Musician, Marine, friend -- Sergeant Vince Lee, Dallas Police Department, friend -- Jim DeFelice, coauthor of American Sniper
Control code
5644151
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Memorial edition, First edition.
Extent
viii, 464 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780062082367
Lccn
2014495439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn859895906
  • (OCoLC)859895906

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