American Wife

American Wife

Love, War, Faith, and Renewal

Book - 2015 | First edition.
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The widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle shares their private journey, a moving and universal chronicle of love and family, service and patriotism, grief and sacrifice, faith and purpose.
Though Chris and Taya Kyle's marriage had its difficult moments, it was always a love story. Together they'd endured military service, a bestselling book, unexpected fame, and a film deal starring a hot Hollywood actor. But just when Taya thought that she and Chris were finally going to live their dream together, her husband was murdered. In the wake of his death, a grieving Taya was left to raise her two young children and handle the many things Chris left behind: the business, the book, the movie, and a myriad of legal issues. Matching the straightforward, soul-baring style of American Sniper, Taya talks with honesty about the trials and triumphs of her life with -- and without Chris -- the sleepless nights as a military spouse, the exhilaration as her husband was lionized, the quiet moments when family sheltered them from the madness of fame, the joy of discovering her own purpose in harmony with Chris's own legacy. In American Wife, she recounts the struggles and looks toward the future, revealing the intimate story of her marriage and the inspirations that have given her strength. She speaks out on the effects of fame, both good and bad, and provides a road map for others faced with difficulties, big and small.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780062398086
Branch Call Number: 306.883092 KYLE
Characteristics: xiv, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: DeFelice, Jim 1956-- Author


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Apr 10, 2016

Good adjunct to "American Sniper".

Jul 20, 2015

What a thoroughly enjoyable book that describes this brave woman's life through many obstacles. The loss of her Hero Husband and how she dealt with the grief is amazing and a very powerful motivation tool when life doesn't always go our way. Her two children are in good hands with their strong Mom. Highly recommended!!

Jul 04, 2015

This was a wonderful story of a great family man losing his life after living a great life. have tissues ready as it made me cry several times.

Jun 18, 2015

Easy read. I read American Sniper so it was nice to read American Wife. Very revealing and I wish her the best in moving forward without Chris physically by her side but spiritually will always be there for her and the children. :)

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