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Jun 9, 2011 7:04 PM CST
Name: woofie
NE WA zone 5a
Copied this summary of Point of Impact off Amazon (hey, I just don't do book reports!)

"Two men, one determined to maintain his reclusive life in the Arkansas mountains, the other fiercely dedicated to remaining part of the FBI, are drawn together in an effort to clear their names and stay alive during an intricate cover-up of an unauthorized mercenary maneuver in a Latin American country. Bob Lee Swagger, or Bob the Nailer as he was known in Vietnam, is a sniper par excellence. Because of a war injury, he devotes his time to maintaining his marksmanship and avoiding the outside world. These skills and his loner status make him an ideal target for a pseudogovernmental group planning an assassination as part of the cover-up. Nick Memphis, pursuing an investigation from which he has been warned by his FBI superiors, stumbles onto facts about Swagger that force him to go undercover with him."

Might be a bit tedious for non-firearms enthusiasts, because he does go into a fair amount of detail about gun mechanisms and reloading.
Confidence is that feeling you have right before you do something really stupid.

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