American Sniper | Study Guide

Chris Kyle

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Overview

Author

Chris Kyle

Year Published

2012

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

History, Memoir, War Literature

Perspective and Narrator

The memoir American Sniper is narrated primarily in the first person by author Chris Kyle, but from time to time, brief passages are narrated by his wife, Taya Kyle.

Tense

American Sniper is written in a mix of past and present tenses.

About the Title

American Sniper is the memoir of Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper (person who shoots and kills an enemy from a concealed vantage point) in all of U.S. military history. The use of the word American in the title emphasizes Kyle's patriotism.

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