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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (2 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gary Brozek, Nicholas Irving Narrator: Jeff Gurner Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Groundbreaking, thrilling and revealing, The Reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion’s deadliest sniper with thirty-three confirmed kills, though his remarkable career total, including probables, is unknown. 

In the bestselling tradition of American Sniper and Shooter, Irving shares the true story of his extraordinary career, including his deployment to Afghanistan in the summer of 2009, when he set another record, this time for enemy kills on a single deployment. His teammates and chain of command labeled him “the reaper,” and his actions on the battlefield became the stuff of legend, culminating in an extraordinary face-off against an enemy sniper known simply as the Chechnian. Irving’s astonishing first-person account of his development into an expert assassin offers a fascinating and extremely rare view of special operations combat missions through the eyes of a Ranger sniper during the global war on terrorism. From the brotherhood and sacrifice of teammates in battle to the cold reality of taking a life to protect another, no other audiobook dives so deeply inside the life of a sniper on point.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Nick Irving has a story to tell that every American should hear. This captivating journey is about much more than just getting your hands dirty for Uncle Sam…It’s about what it means to be an American in this necessary battle against fundamental terrorism.”

    Mike Ritland, New York Times bestselling author of Trident K9 Warriors and Navy SEAL Dogs

  • “A gripping account from a man whose lethal aim took out thirty-three Taliban fighters on one deployment, a record.”

    New York Daily News

  • “Gripping…Irving’s book is a focused, fast-paced tale that, like Irving, never loses sense of its mission.”

    San Diego Union Tribune

  • “A breathless, tension-filled account of the day-to-day combat experiences of a sniper in Afghanistan…Brozek gives Irving’s story shape, heart, and context as he helps convey Irving’s mixed emotions about his role in combat. But the real craft is in the book’s the artful depictions of battle. Readers are brought into the heat of the fight with white-knuckle anxiety…It’s tough stuff, but Irving is a humble and humane narrator.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “This gritty, unapologetic look into the life of a special operations soldier recounts both harrowing and heartfelt tales from the on-the-job experiences of Irving…This account is perhaps not for the faint of heart, but it is sure to be intriguing for those who are made of less squeamish stuff.”

    Library Journal

  • “Gung-ho account of a sniper’s time in Afghanistan….Irving…is adept at discussing the uncompromising minutiae of weapons, tactics, and battle staging, the lifeblood of the elite sniper fraternity.”

    Kirkus Reviews

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