Scars and stripes : : an unapologetically American story of fighting the Taliban, UFC warriors, and myself

Title Scars and stripes : : an unapologetically American story of fighting the Taliban, UFC warriors, and myself
Names Kennedy, Tim.
Palmisciano, Nick. Author
Book Number DB113676
Title Status Available
Medium Digital Books
Annotation "Tim Kennedy has a problem; he only feels alive right before he's about to die. Kennedy, a Green Beret, decorated Army sniper, and UFC headliner, has tackled a bull with his bare hands, jumped out of airplanes, dove to the depths of the ocean, and traveled the world hunting poachers, human traffickers, and the Taliban. But he's also the same man who got kicked out of the police department, fire department, and as an EMT, before getting two women pregnant four days apart, and finally, been beaten up by his Special Forces colleagues for, quite simply, "being a selfish asshole." In Scars and Stripes, Kennedy describes how these failures shaped him into the successful businessman and devoted husband and father he is today. Through unbelievably vivid, wild anecdotes Kennedy reveals all the dumb, violent, embarrassing, and undeniably heroic things he's done in his life, including multiple combat missions in Afghanistan, building a school in Texas for elementary kids, and creating two multimillion-dollar businesses. You will learn that failure isn't the end-rather it's the first step towards unearthing the best version of yourself and finding success, no matter how overwhelming the setbacks may feel." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
Narrator Kennedy, Tim.
Length 15 hours, 56 minutes
Audience Notes Male narrator.
Local Subject Unrated - UR
Nonfiction
Autobiographies - ABI
Personal narratives - PERNA
Biographies - BIO
Asia - Central Asia - 958
History of Asia, Far East - 950
LC Subject Afghan War, 2001-2021 - Personal narratives, American
Afghan War, 2001-2021 - Commando operations - United States
Afghan War, 2001-2021 - Veterans - United States - Biography
Mixed martial arts - United States - Biography
Television personalities - United States - Biography
Language English
Contents The Creek Gang -- Deviance -- I didn't choose the fight life -- Red, white, and blue -- The fall -- The book of truth -- Hunting Zarqawi -- Pride cometh -- The Valley of Death -- Return to the Valley of Death -- Time to fight -- Prize fighter -- TV and a movie -- Human trafficking.
Released 2023
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2023.
Original Publication Reissue of: New York, New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2022. 9781797146546
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