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    DescriptionIn 'American Gun', the deadliest sniper in US history tracks down and shoots the most important American firearms, from a flintlock rifle to a Colt revolver to the latest high-tech weapon he used as a Navy SEAL. Chris Kyle uses these guns as a window on US history, making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun.

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    American Gun
    A History of the U.S. in 10 Firearms
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Kyle, By (author) William Doyle
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    ISBN 13: 9780062242716
    ISBN 10: 0062242717

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    LC classification: TS533.2 .K95 2013
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    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
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    Publication date
    04 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    SEAL Team 3 Chief Chris Kyle served four combat tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and elsewhere. For his bravery in battle, he was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and one Navy and Marine Corps Commendation. Additionally, he received the Grateful Nation Award, given by the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs. Following his combat deployments, he became chief instructor for training Naval Special Warfare Sniper and Counter-Sniper teams, and he authored the Naval Special Warfare Sniper Doctrine, the first Navy SEAL sniper manual. Today, he is president of Craft International (www.craftintl.com), a world-class leader in training and security. He lives with his family in Texas, where he devotes much of his spare time to helping disabled veterans.
    Review quote
    "An entertaining gallop through history."--London Times