Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Red wings and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 is a non-fiction book written by Marcus Luttrell with assistance from novelist and ghostwriter Patrick Robinson and published by Little, Brown and Company. The narrative takes place in Afghanistan, where the reader follows Marcus Luttrell and a group of U.S. Navy SEALs. It has since seen a 2013 film adaptation of the same name, with Mark Wahlberg starring as Luttrell.SynopsisAt the beginning of the book, Marcus Luttrell describes his childhood and his training to prepare for the Navy SEALs with Billy Shelton. After joining the U.S. Navy and completing SEAL training, Luttrell describes his posting in Afghanistan, in the Hindu Kush mountains of the Kunar province. With him are the rest of SDVT-1, except Shane E. Patton, for whom Danny Dietz was substituted. Their mission, Operation Red Wings, was to observe a village and capture or kill a leading Taliban member thought to be allied with Osama bin Laden.