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Taya Kyle


Taya Kyle

Taya Kyle is executive director of the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation. Chris and Taya’s story was the subject of Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster film American Sniper, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. She is a featured speaker on the Patriot Tour, with Marcus Luttrell, David Goggins and Chad Fleming. Taya is the New York Times bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE. She lives in Texas.

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Books by Taya Kyle

by Taya Kyle and Jim DeFelice - Biography, Nonfiction

After losing her husband, "American Sniper" Chris Kyle, Taya Kyle entered a period of deep grief. And yet the experience served as a catalyst for profound growth. Taya found her own reserve of strength with the help of the generous love and support of family and friends --- and also many strangers across America, who selflessly shared their own stories of suffering, survival and triumph. Inspired by her experience, Taya discovered her calling: spreading a message of how love, passion and service can combine to help us persevere over personal pain and heal our communities. Working with trusted collaborator Jim DeFelice, Taya tells her own story, as well as those of other Americans who have built extraordinary lives after traveling down life’s most difficult roads.

by Taya Kyle with Jim DeFelice - Memoir, Nonfiction

Chris and Taya Kyle’s remarkable story has captivated millions through the Academy Award-winning film American Sniper, and because of Chris’ bestselling memoir, in which Taya contributed passages that formed the book’s emotional core. Now, with trusted collaborator Jim DeFelice, Taya writes in never-before-told detail about the hours, days and months after his shocking death when grief threatened to overwhelm her. Then there were wearying battles to protect her husband’s legacy and reputation.