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The Resource American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms, Chris Kyle ; with William Doyle and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice, foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle

American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms, Chris Kyle ; with William Doyle and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice, foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle

Label
American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms
Title
American gun
Title remainder
a history of the U.S. in ten firearms
Statement of responsibility
Chris Kyle ; with William Doyle and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice, foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle
Title variation
A history of the U.S. in 10 firearms
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kyle--the deadliest sniper in U.S. history--tracks down and shoots the most important American firearms, from a flintlock rifle and a Colt revolver to the latest high-tech weapon he used as a Navy SEAL. He also uses these guns as a window on United States history, arguing that the story of the United States has been tied to, and shaped by, the gun
Summary
A former Navy SEAL examines the most important American firearms, using these guns as a window on United States history to prove that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10175588
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
623.4420973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of the U.S. in ten firearms
Label
American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms, Chris Kyle ; with William Doyle and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice, foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Thompson submachine gun
  • M1 Garand
  • The .38 special police revolver
  • M16 rifle
  • Epilogue
  • Afterword
  • by Taya Kyle
  • Appendix : the ten guns, by the numbers
  • Foreword
  • by Taya Kyle
  • American long rifle
  • Spencer repeater
  • Colt single-action Army revolver
  • Winchester 1873 rifle
  • M1903 Springfield
  • M1911 pistol
Control code
19998090
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780062242716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, photographs, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)813286737
Label
American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms, Chris Kyle ; with William Doyle and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice, foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Thompson submachine gun
  • M1 Garand
  • The .38 special police revolver
  • M16 rifle
  • Epilogue
  • Afterword
  • by Taya Kyle
  • Appendix : the ten guns, by the numbers
  • Foreword
  • by Taya Kyle
  • American long rifle
  • Spencer repeater
  • Colt single-action Army revolver
  • Winchester 1873 rifle
  • M1903 Springfield
  • M1911 pistol
Control code
19998090
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780062242716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, photographs, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)813286737

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