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American Wife by Jim DeFelice


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Also by Jim DeFelice:

Act of Revenge, February 2018
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
Puppet Master, September 2016
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book
American Wife, May 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
Drone Strike, June 2014
Paperback / e-Book
Code Name: Johnny Walker, February 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
Collateral Damage, December 2012
Paperback / e-Book
Black Wolf, December 2010
Mass Market Paperback
Rogue Warrior, October 2008
Dreamland: Retribution, September 2007
Mass Market Paperback

Also by Taya Kyle:

American Wife, May 2015
Hardcover / e-Book

American Wife
Jim DeFelice, Taya Kyle

A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal

William Morrow
May 2015
On Sale: May 4, 2015
304 pages
ISBN: 0062398083
EAN: 9780062398086
Kindle: B00OG9UA10
Hardcover / e-Book
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Non-Fiction Memoir

The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss--and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than the legend

In early 2013, Taya Kyle and her husband Chris were the happiest they ever had been. Their decade-long marriage had survived years of war that took Chris, a U.S. Navy SEAL, away from Taya and their two children for agonizingly long stretches while he put his life on the line in many major battles of the Iraq War. After struggling to readjust to life out of the military, Chris had found new purpose in redirecting his lifelong dedication to service to supporting veterans and their families. Their love had deepened, and, most special of all, their family was whole, finally.

Then, the unthinkable. On February 2, 2013, Chris and his friend Chad Littlefield were killed while attempting to help a troubled vet. The life Chris and Taya fought so hard to build together was shattered. In an instant, Taya became a single parent of two. A widow. A young woman facing the rest of her life without the man she loved.

Chris and Taya’s remarkable story has captivated millions through Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster, Academy Award-winning film American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper as Chris and Sienna Miller as Taya, and because of Chris’s bestselling memoir, in which Taya contributed passages that formed the book’s emotional core. Now, with trusted collaborator Jim DeFelice, Taya writes in never-before-told detail about the hours, days, and months after his shocking death when grief threatened to overwhelm her. Then there were wearying battles to protect her husband’s legacy and reputation.

And yet throughout, friendship, family, and a deepening faith were lifelines that sustained her and the kids when the sorrow became too much. Two years after her husband’s tragic death, Taya has found renewed meaning and connection to Chris by advancing their shared mission of “serving those who serve others,” particularly military and first-responder families. She and the children now are embracing a new future, one that honors the past but also looks forward with hope, gratitude, and joy.

American Wife is one of the most remarkable memoirs of the year -- a universal chronicle of love and heartbreak, service and sacrifice, faith and purpose that will inspire every reader.

Media Buzz

Extra - September 8, 2015
CBS This Morning - May 22, 2015
Good Morning America - May 4, 2015
The View - May 4, 2015
Good Morning America - May 2, 2015
Good Morning America - May 2, 2015
20 / 20 - May 1, 2015


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