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American gun [electronic resource] : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms / Chris Kyle with William Doyle.

Kyle, Chris, 1974-2013 (Author). Doyle, William. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062242730 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062242733 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 302 p.) : ill.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: American Long Rifle -- Spencer Repeater -- Colt Single-Action Army Revolver -- Winchester 1873 Rifle -- M1903 Springfield -- M1911 Pistol -- Thompson Submachine Gun -- M1 Garand -- .38 Special Police Revolver -- M16 Rifle.
Summary, etc.: In "American Gun", the deadliest sniper in U.S. 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 SEAL. Chris Kyle uses these guns as a window on United States history, making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Firearms.
United States > History, Military.
United States
Weapons
Genre: Electronic books.

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