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Our current book is American Sniper by Chris Kyle

American Sniper by Chris KyleFrom 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. 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. 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. Gripping and unforgettable, Kyle’s masterful account of his extraordinary battlefield experiences ranks as one of the great war memoirs of all time.

Come discuss Between American Sniper by Chris Kyle on June 10th, 2015. We meet at the Main Library in the Third Floor Program Room at noon. Feel free to bring a lunch.

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