A master sniper, Chris has done and seen things that will be talked about for generations to come." This book profiles the fast life and career of one of America's biggest action stars, and how he and his movies forever changed Hollywood. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him "The Legend"; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan ("the devil") and placed a bounty on his head. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. An amazingly detailed account of fighting in Iraq--a humanizing, brave story that’s extremely readable. Seine Kameraden nannten ihn ... Tra il 1999 e il 2009 Chris Kyle, membro dei Navy SEAL degli Stati Uniti, ... Tra il 1999 e il 2009 Chris Kyle, membro dei Navy SEAL degli Stati Uniti, It is a privilege to read his thoughts and his life as a Navy Seal, and even before he joined the forces all written from his heart. American Sniper is a compelling read." Everyone did a great job. American Sniper is the inside story of what it’s like to be in war. Book is a pretty detailed version of Kyle's experiences in Iraq, and it's a good read. He is the author of American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms. Reviewed in the United States on November 26, 2018, Great account of Chris Kyle's service to our country, Reviewed in the United States on October 27, 2016. His other books include Omar Bradley: General at War; Rangers at Dieppe; and West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. SEAL Team 3 Chief Chris Kyle (1974–2013) was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, and numerous other citations. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 7, 2017. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. ), The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. Something went wrong. Reviewed in the United States on March 19, 2015. Very genuine book. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Too colloquial, stilted and not as good as it’s cracked up to be. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. It was nice to read that this man, in his own humble words, wasn't in-fact God (as the movie sometimes seems to be concluding), but rather a highly skilled, trained, and devoted service member that performed heroically on the battle field. If you are located outside the U.S., the best way to order online is to choose from the following bookstores listed by region and country. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time. SEAL Team 3 Chief Chris Kyle (1974–2013) was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, and numerous other citations. There's a problem loading this menu right now. --Clint Eastwood, "An amazingly detailed account of fighting in Iraq--a humanizing, brave story that's extremely readable." Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time. Currently almost half-way through. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. : The True Stories of Lt. Wayne Cotes, American Legends: The Life of Steve McQueen, Freckled: A Memoir of Growing up Wild in Hawaii, The Inexplicable Survival of a Happily Fallible Child, Children of the Night: A Historical Novel Based on a True Story, My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley (French Illusions Book 1). Absolutely amazing. Really great book – I have a couple points, but first I served in Iraq in 08-09 as a gunner as a member of a combat MP team; being said, I have the utmost respect for snipers because of their overwatch capabilities. Reviewed in the United States on April 3, 2017. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. “Chris Kyle tells his story with the same courage and grit he displayed in life and on the battlefield. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Movie is more of a summary of Kyle's 4 tours in Iraq, and adds a lot of embellishments and untruths into the Kyle story (Hollywood does this for more dramatic effects). However, it was a bit of a let-down, and I ended up starting to feel annoyed with him and the ghost writers for their literary style and the choice of content. Chief Kyle is a true American warrior down to the bone, the Carlos Hathcock of a new generation. az amerikai hadtörténetben. Reads like a first-person thriller narrated by a sniper. However, it was a bit of a let-down, and I ended up starting to feel annoyed with him and the ghost writers for their literary style and the choice of content. The raw and unforgettable narrative of the making of our country’s record-holding sniper, Chris Kyle’s memoir is a powerful book, both in terms of combat action and human drama. ©1997-2020 Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. 122 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10011, SEAL Team 3 Chief Chris Kyle (1974–2013) was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, and numerous other citations. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time. Can't quite get into this story; I did watch ... Can't quite get into this story; I did watch the move eventually and found it compelling but I am not sure that I will ever finish reading the book. Neither was the criticism of the alleged Jesse Ventura episode, where Kyle supposedly punched the former governor in the face. The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.. From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. Kids can be mean, vicious and cruel. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Kyle, who was tragically killed in 2013, writes honestly about the pain of war—including the deaths of two close SEAL teammates—and in moving first-person passages throughout, his wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their family, as well as on Chris. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly precision from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraq War, called him “The Legend”; meanwhile, the enemy feared him so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. Will Madame ever forgive her? and the Tale of the Empress's New Clothes wraps the life story of the iconic designer, international jetsetter, and one-time Andy Warhol muse around one ... To combat terror, sometimes fire must be fought with fire.In the Nevada desert, the high-tech ... To combat terror, sometimes fire must be fought with fire.In the Nevada desert, the high-tech It was a really good book! Incredible, looking into the life of a Texas cowboy who becomes the most famous sniper in the American history. He writes and talks like a SEAL. William Morrow; Reprint Edition (January 3, 2012), Keep the story going with Whispersync for Voice, Previous page of related Sponsored Products, "...desert camo's, green vest, M16, Oakleys, and a tan handkerchief tied around my face. As a soldier, I gotta pick on other branches as a requirement. As you read this book, you can imagine Chris sitting across from you, relating his story; his loyality, his experience, his courage whilst serving as a SEAL. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Please try your request again later. Get the latest on trends, deals, and promotions. Maybe the publishers took those stories out in this version due to the criticisms and the subsequent defamation lawsuit filed by Ventura. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Kirkus. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 7, 2017. Will love conquer all? 160 gezielte Liquidationen schreibt ihm das Pentagon offiziell zu. Well worth reading. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Javascript is not enabled in your browser. Discover their remarkable history starting from the arrival of the first Native Americans and also learn about the shocking removals from their land. Lets talk about race. The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. Anyway, this book is a good read, and, in my opinion, a better depiction of Kyle than the Eastwood movie version. Scott McEwen is a trial lawyer in San Diego. HarperCollins; Reprint Edition (January 29, 2013). And Actor!! Puts the major motion picture in to perspective, which I watched before reading this autobiography (as Hollywood often does, many of the encounters in the movie are embellished to create drama and evoke stronger emotion). The bare-bones facts are stunning. Can she escape and get back home? Chris Kyle was incredible, the most celebrated war hero of our time, a true American hero in every sense of the word. The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. ", "American Sniper is the inside story of what it’s like to be in war. One of the better first person accounts of the current crusades in the Middle East. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 28, 2016, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 11, 2019. - American Sniper by Chris Kyle, Jim DeFelice (2014, Paperback, Movie Tie-In) $3.00. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Chris Kyle is that man. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. jener Zeit die höchste Zahl an tödlichen Treffern in der amerikanischen Militärgeschichte. It was a really good book! Find all the books, read about the author, and more. His fellow American … Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 11, 2016. Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The broadest selection of online bookstores. Kyle, who was tragically killed in 2013, writes honestly about the pain of war—including the deaths of two close SEAL teammates—and in moving first-person passages throughout, his wife, Taya, speaks openly about the strains of war on their family, as well as on Chris. An amazingly detailed account of fighting in Iraq—a humanizing, brave story that’s extremely readable. In Stock. 30 Black leaders share their true and hopeful stories of being born Black in America. His fellow American … I don't know. Chris Kyle is that man. Tragic that a true hero should be taken in such circumstances. That being said, the book received a lot of criticisms about Kyle making up a lot of stories to turn himself into more of a "Legend" than he really was. Jim DeFelice is the co-author, with former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, of the multi-million-copy bestseller American Sniper, the source for Clint Eastwood’s film starring Bradley Cooper. The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood's blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.