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E86: Working with Chris Pratt, Former Navy SEAL Jack Carr, now Best-Selling Author

Yes, that title is correct! Jack is currently working on taking his first book “The Terminal List” to screen, and big time Hollywood actor Chris Prat is playing his main character James Reece.  

Today, I have a very special returning guest, who is a former Navy SEAL, now best-selling author, Jack Carr. Jack has just released the fourth book in “The Terminal List” series, “The Devil’s Hand.” Even though this book is fiction, it contains a ton of valuable inside knowledge on the current and past fight agains terrorism. I know a lot of my listeners will enjoy Jack’s new book, so make sure to go check it out in your favorite local bookstore.

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More About Me Guest

Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL who led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander and Task Unit Commander. Over his 20 years in Naval Special Warfare he transitioned from an enlisted SEAL sniper to a junior officer leading assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, to a platoon commander practicing counterinsurgency in the southern Philippines, to commanding a Special Operations Task Unit in the most Iranian influenced section of southern Iraq throughout the tumultuous drawdown of U.S. Forces. 

Jack retired from active duty in 2016 and lives with his wife and three children in Park City, Utah. He is the author of The Terminal List, True Believer, and Savage Son. 

Topics Discussed: 

* A bit about Jack

* Jack talks about his new book “The Devil’s Hand”

* How it has been working with Hollywood celebrity Chris Pratt 

* The process of how his first book “Terminal List” is currently in the works of becoming an Amazon Prime series

* What current events influenced the plot line for his new book

* How and when did Jack decide to try and become a fiction author

* How is it dealing with the Hollywood “woke” crowd – you might be surprised

* How does today’s current political climate influence his books 

* How did Jack apply his time as a Navy SEAL to develop his characters and plot for his books

Episode Resources:

* Jack’s New Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/danger-close-with-jack-carr/id1557814875

* Jack’s Website: https://www.officialjackcarr.com

* The last episode Jack appeared on with me: https://www.thesimplelifenow.com/e69/

* The Simple Life Website: https://www.thesimplelifenow.com 

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  1. I live in Huntington Beach and Amazon started filming Terminal List at my surf beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach.

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