The book “Lone Survivor” is an autobiography about a Navy SEAL named Marcus Luttrell. Marcus gives the reader a peak into his life. He talks about his training and most of all Hell Week. Even before that he tells about the training around the age fifteen with and ex-marine named Billy Shelton. This was when Marcus knew that he wanted to become a Navy SEAL. Marcus also goes into grim detail about the special operation in Afghanistan where his brothers in arms died. Moreover, he shows the reader what happened when people who are total strangers aided him in returning home.