NEW YORK (AP) — The retired U.S. Navy admiral who directed the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is constant his profession as an writer.
William McRaven is adapting his best-selling “Make Your Mattress: Little Issues That Can Change Your Life … And Possibly the World” for youthful audiences. Little, Brown Books for Younger Readers introduced Monday that McRaven’s “Make Your Mattress With Skipper the Seal” will come out Oct. 12.
“When my three youngsters had been younger, I all the time took time to learn to them,” McRaven mentioned in an announcement. “I discovered that tales of journey and overcoming challenges helped form their character and impressed them to be their best possible. I hope that ‘Make Your Mattress with Skipper the Seal’ is simply such a ebook!”
McRaven, 65, led the U.S. Joint Particular Operations Command in 2011 when a workforce of Navy SEALs killed bin Laden in Pakistan. He additionally led the 2009 rescue of Richard Phillips, a ship captain who was captured by Somali pirates and later portrayed by Tom Hanks within the 2013 film “Captain Phillips.” McRaven, himself a former SEAL, retired from the Navy in 2014.
Monetary phrases for his new ebook weren’t disclosed. McRaven was represented by Robert Barnett, the Washington lawyer whose different shoppers vary from former President Barack Obama to novelist James Patterson.
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