American Sniper is the autobiography of Chris Kyle, a U.S. Navy SEAL and the most lethal sniper in military history. In this riveting book, Kyle tells his story of becoming a sniper and offers an inside look at some of the most harrowing missions he undertook during his career. He also provides an unflinching account of life as a SEAL—the rigorous training, dangerous assignments, psychological tolls incurred by warfare—anddescribes how these experiences have shaped him both mentally and emotionally. Told with honesty and insight, American Sniper is a unique portrait of one man’s heroic journey and another chapter in America’s long tradition of bravery on the battlefield.” The author of the book, Chris Kyle .
For who is this book for ?
This book is for the general public. It tells the story of Chris Kyle, who was a U.S Navy SEAL and deadliest sniper in military history.
- The author’s writing style is easy to read and follow.
- The book provides interesting insights into the life of a Navy SEAL sniper.
- It is an inspiring story of courage, strength, and resilience in the face of adversity.
- The book is extremely violent and graphic, with detailed descriptions of brutal killings.
- It’s very long and dry at times, not always an easy read.
- Kyle can come across as arrogant and boastful in his writing.
Learn more about the author
Born in 1974 in Odessa, Texas, Chris Kyle was a cowboy and rodeo bull rider before becoming one of the most lethal snipers in U.S. military history. The 160 confirmed kills he racked up over four tours of duty arethe most by any sniper in American military history. After leaving the Navy SEALs following an injury sustained during his fourth tour of duty, Kyle founded Craft International LLC,, a training company for military and law enforcement personnel. In February 2013, he was shot and killed on a gun range by Eddie Ray Routh, who has been charged with his murder.
“Chris Kyle tells his story of becoming a sniper and offers an inside look at some of the most harrowing missions he undertook during his career. He also provides an unflinching account of life as a SEAL—the rigorous training, dangerous assignments, psychological tolls incurred by warfare—anddescribes how these experiences have shaped him both mentally and emotionally.”
“American Sniper is the riveting and truly inside story of Chris Kyle, our nation’s most lethal sniper. A reluctant hero who was pushed to his limits both physically and emotionally in battle, Kyle provides an unvarnished look at what it means to be a warrior—and a man.”
“I don’t normally write reviews but felt I needed to for this book. American Sniper was one of the most eye opening, heart wrenching books that I have ever read. It tells the story of Chris Kyle who is known as The Most Lethal Sniper in U.S Military History I think everyone should read it not just because its an amazing autobiography and a great piece of history, but also because it shows you what our military families go through while their loved ones are deployed.”
“American Sniper is the riveting, inside story of American hero Chris Kyle from his Texas childhood hunting deer and wild hogs tofour tours of duty as a SEAL sniper in Iraq. “