I did not get the sense that the author respected the military and wrote the book as a reporter covering a news story.
The title of this book does not fit the book. The book is just a collection of brief stories from a reporter who happened to interview some of the participants. Based on the stories I am not sure if the PJ's interviewed held back, or if the author just didn't do a good job. After I completed the book I felt that I had wanted more. I am not often critical, but in this case there are many other books that cover our bravest warriors that you may want to consider before you pick this one up.
There is nothing worse then a audible book with a great story and bad narrator. Due to the negative reviews and lack of a sexy title I hesitated to purchase and listen. I am glad that I did give the book a listen and I can assure you that the narrator does not ruin the story. What makes this audio book special is that Brandon Web introduces each chapter himself and concludes the book with a brief interview. If you are looking for a book detailing harrowing missions there is not much in this book for you. If you are looking for insights into what makes a Navy SEAL a special breed of individual then this book is for you.
Yes, if he promised to just read the book.
I am not often critical of books and narrators and I realize that it was probably not Joe Barrett's idea to try the accents, but they were bad. After a few chapters I found myself thinking I wish I was reading this book and not listening. The sad part is that it is a very well done book, and the bad performance by the narrator is bringing the book down. If you can get past the bad accents by the narrator it is worth the listen.
Yes. Great inspirational story!
If you are looking for stories of elite warriors and their combat missions this is not the book. If you are looking for the inspirational story of a American Hero this is a must listen.
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