Long before he began hunting terrorists, Mitch Rapp was a gifted college scholar/athlete. Then, tragedy struck and Rapp was recruited into the nation's most elite covert operations program. After completing training designed to teach the kind of lethal skills necessary to target our most dangerous enemies, here and abroad, he is a man reborn with a mission of retribution. Written by
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Young actor Dylan O'Brien
won the part of 'Mitch Rapp' beating the established senior actors, considering his "college age", and the hope that actor grows as the series progresses. Also 'American Assassin' being a prequel novel, provided the opportunity to start at the very beginning of the character Rapp's, career. See more