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The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL | [Michael J. Mooney]

The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL

Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, from his Texas childhood up through his death in February 2013. A brutal warrior but a gentle father and husband, Kyle led the life of an American hero and legend. His heroism and reputation in the military service earned him the nickname "the devil" among insurgents and the nickname The Legend among his SEAL brethren, but his impact extended beyond that after he came home, through his work with fellow veterans.
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Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, from his Texas childhood up through his death in February 2013. A brutal warrior but a gentle father and husband, Kyle led the life of an American hero and legend. His heroism and reputation in the military service earned him the nickname "the devil" among insurgents and the nickname The Legend among his SEAL brethren, but his impact extended beyond that after he came home, through his work with fellow veterans.

Mooney also sheds light on the life of the suffering fellow veteran who killed Kyle and interviews those closest to the late SEAL. The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle is an honest portrayal of the life of a man whose memorial service brought thousands of people to Cowboys Stadium - the most celebrated war hero of our time.

©2013 Michael J. Mooney (P)2013 Hachette Audio

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    MistyKat Australia 11-03-14
    MistyKat Australia 11-03-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Beautiful"

    This eulogy represents an American hero and also the man behind the image. I will definitely read Chris Kyle's only book 'American Sniper' and although I'm Australian, I will have the ongoing sadness that the world lost such a lovely man.

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    Karen 09-13-13
    Karen 09-13-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Very moving."
    Where does The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It is at the top of my list. His story is very moving and heartbreaking.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL?

    When the story of his youth was being read, he was just an ordinary guy who was so very humble about his abilities.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The part that included the details of his funeral. It was very moving and felt as if I was there.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    A true American hero.


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    William Forney, TX, United States 06-30-13
    William Forney, TX, United States 06-30-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Excellently Written"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Would definitely recommend this book to anyone who wants to know more about Chris Kyle. Reveals things about his service that he was too humble to admit


    What other book might you compare The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL to and why?

    American Sniper by Chris Kyle.


    Have you listened to any of Brian Troxell’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, excellent performance


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