Walk in My Combat Boots by James Patterson audiobook

Walk in My Combat Boots: True Stories from America's Bravest Warriors

By James Patterson  and Matt Eversmann , with Chris Mooney
Read by Jason Culp

Little, Brown & Company, Little, Brown 9780316429092
10.58 Hours 1
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"These are the stories America needs to hear about the remarkable young men and women who serve." - Admiral William H. McRaven, US Navy (Ret.). The most moving and powerful war stories ever told, by the men and women who lived them. Walk in my Combat Boots is a powerful collection crafted from hundreds of original interviews by James Patterson, the world’s #1 bestselling writer, and First Sergeant US Army (Ret.) Matt Eversmann, part of the Ranger unit portrayed in the movie Black Hawk Down.  These are the brutally honest stories usually only shared amongst comrades in arms. Here, in the voices of the men and women who’ve fought overseas from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan, is a rare eye-opening look into what wearing the uniform, fighting in combat, losing friends and coming home is really like. Readers who next thank a military member for their service will finally have a true understanding of what that thanks is for.

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#1 New York Times bestseller

An Amazon Editor’s Top Pick

#1 Amazon bestseller

"These are the stories America needs to hear about the remarkable young men and women who serve." - Admiral William H. McRaven, US Navy (Ret.). The most moving and powerful war stories ever told, by the men and women who lived them.

Walk in my Combat Boots is a powerful collection crafted from hundreds of original interviews by James Patterson, the world’s #1 bestselling writer, and First Sergeant US Army (Ret.) Matt Eversmann, part of the Ranger unit portrayed in the movie Black Hawk Down

These are the brutally honest stories usually only shared amongst comrades in arms. Here, in the voices of the men and women who’ve fought overseas from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan, is a rare eye-opening look into what wearing the uniform, fighting in combat, losing friends and coming home is really like. Readers who next thank a military member for their service will finally have a true understanding of what that thanks is for.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A vivid and authentic portrait of life in the modern military…Powerful.” Publishers Weekly
Urgent and full of suspense…The authors cover the entire spectrum of American military action during the last 50 years, from Vietnam to the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq…A gripping account.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Patterson and Matt Eversmann’s unvarnished portrayal of soldiers is right on. Each of these stories of the personal experience of combat is unique, homespun, and honest. God bless them, one and all.” Brigadier General Peter Dawkins, US Army (Ret.)
“This book will take your breath away, break your heart, and leave you in awe of the hard work, raw courage, ingenuity, and resilience of the men and women who wear the boots.” President Bill Clinton
“James Patterson and my former Ranger comrade Matt Eversmann, have brilliantly woven together an image that is as compelling as it is entertaining.” Stanley A. McChrystal, General, US Army (Ret.)
“Read this book and you will have even greater respect for those who serve in our military.” Chris Wallace, anchor of Fox News Sunday

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Author

Author Bio: James Patterson

Author Bio: James Patterson

James Patterson is one of the most popular writers of all time, with more than 375 million copies of his books sold worldwide. He holds the record for most New York Times bestsellers and is the author of the two most popular detective series of the past decade, the Alex Cross novels and the Women’s Murder Club. Patterson has won an Edgar Award, the mystery world’s highest honor, and his novels Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider were made into feature films. His lifelong work to promote books and reading is reflected in his website ReadKiddoRead.com, which helps parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians find the very best children’s books for their kids. Patterson is a recipient of the Los Angeles Times’ 2015 Innovator’s Award.

Author Bio: Matt Eversmann

Author Bio: Matt Eversmann

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 10.58
Audience: Adult
Language: English