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Steven Pressfield is the author of the hugely successful historical novels Gates of Fire, Tides of War, and Last of the Amazons. His debut novel, The Legend of Bagger Vance, was made into a movie starring Matt Damon and Will Smith in 2000. He lives in California.

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The Afghan Campaign
A novel
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: July 18, 2006
Price: $11.99

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The Afghan Campaign
A Novel
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $14.95

Steven Pressfield, the bestselling novelist of ancient warfare, has written a riveting historical novel that re-creates Alexander the Great’s invasion of the Afghan kingdoms in 330 B.C.

In THE AFGHAN CAMPAIGN, Pressfield brings to life the confrontation between an invading Western army and fierce Eastern warriors determined at all costs to defend... Read more >
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Gates of Fire
An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $16.00

At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army.

Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to... Read more >
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Gates of Fire
An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 1, 1999
Price: $7.99

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Gates of Fire

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: October 20, 1998
Price: $32.50

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Gates of Fire

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $7.99

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Killing Rommel
A Novel
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $16.00

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Killing Rommel
A Novel
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Last of the Amazons

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $15.00

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Last of the Amazons

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $11.99

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The Profession
A Thriller
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $15.00

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The Profession

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Tides of War

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: August 28, 2001
Price: $16.00

Brilliant at war, a master of politics, and a charismatic lover, Alcibiades was Athens’ favorite son and the city’s greatest general.

A prodigal follower of Socrates, he embodied both the best and the worst of the Golden Age of Greece. A commander on both land and sea, he led his armies to... Read more >
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Tides of War

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $11.99

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The Virtues of War
A Novel of Alexander the Great
Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $16.00

I have always been a soldier. I have known no other life.

So begins Alexander’s extraordinary confession on the eve of his greatest crisis of leadership. By turns heroic and calculating, compassionate and utterly merciless, Alexander recounts with a warrior’s unflinching eye for detail the blood, the terror, and the tactics of... Read more >

The Virtues of War

Written by Steven Pressfield


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $11.99

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