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William Doyle


William Doyle

William Doyle is an award-winning author based in New York. His 2011 book A SOLDIER'S DREAM: Captain Travis Patriquin and the Awakening of Iraq was hailed by Fox News as "a phenomenal book, staggering," and by the Huffington Post as "a truly inspirational story about an American soldier who epitomized our country's values." In 2012 he coauthored A MISSION FROM GOD, the memoir of civil rights giant James Meredith. He also served as director of original programming and executive producer for HBO.

William Doyle

Books by William Doyle

by William Doyle - Cultural Studies, History, Nonfiction

A thrilling, moment-by-moment account of one of the most famous events of World War II --- the sinking of PT-109 and John F. Kennedy’s heroic actions that saved his crew --- and a fascinating examination of how that extraordinary episode shaped the future president’s life. Drawing on new information from the American rescuers and recently released archives in both Japan and the U.S., PT-109 recounts this event in breathtaking detail and explores the incident’s remarkable aftermath on JFK’s life and legend.

by Chris Kyle with William Doyle - History, Military, Nonfiction

At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the top sniper in U.S. military history, was finishing one of the most exciting missions of his life: a remarkable book that retold American history through the lens of a hand-selected list of firearms. Kyle masterfully shows how guns have played a fascinating, indispensable, and often underappreciated role in our national story.