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Steven Pressfield

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
Written by Steven Pressfield
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 2007
$14.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-0-7679-2238-8 (0-7679-2238-7)

2,300 years ago an unbeaten army of the West invaded the homeland of a fierce Eastern tribal foe. This is one soldier’s story . . .

The bestselling novelist of ancient warfare returns with a riveting historical novel that re-creates Alexander the Great’s invasion of the Afghan kingdoms in 330 b.c.
In a...

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Gates of Fire
Written by Steven Pressfield
Bantam | Trade Paperback | September 2005
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38368-3 (0-553-38368-X)

The national bestseller!

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... Read more






Gates of Fire
Written by Steven Pressfield
Bantam | Paperback | September 1999
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-58053-2 (0-553-58053-1)

The national bestseller!

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... Read more






Gates of Fire
Written by Steven Pressfield
Doubleday | Hardcover | October 1998
$32.50/37.50(Canada) | 978-0-385-49251-5 (0-385-49251-0)

Thousands of years ago, Herodotus and Plutarch immortalized Spartan society in their histories; but today, little is left of the ancient city or the social structure of this momentous culture.  One of the few antiquarian marks of the civilization that has survived lies scores of miles away from Sparta, at a narrow... Read more






Killing Rommel
Written by Steven Pressfield
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 2009
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-7679-2616-4 (0-7679-2616-1)

Steven Pressfield’s quintet of acclaimed, bestselling novels of ancient warfare— Gates of Fire, Tides of War, Last of the Amazons, The Virtues of Wa,r and The Afghan Campaign— have earned him a reputation as a master chronicler of military history, a supremely literate and engaging storyteller, and an author with acute... Read more






Last of the Amazons
Written by Steven Pressfield
Bantam | Trade Paperback | July 2003
$15.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38204-4 (0-553-38204-7)

The author of the international bestsellers Gates of Fire and Tides of War delivers his most gripping and imaginative novel of the ancient world–a stunning epic of love and war that breathes life into the grand myth of the ferocious female warrior culture of the Amazons.

Steven Pressfield has gained a passionate... Read more






The Profession
Written by Steven Pressfield
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | May 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-3117-5 (0-7679-3117-3)

The “master storyteller” (Publishers Weekly) and bestselling author of Gates of Fire, The Afghan Campaign, and Killing Rommel returns with a stunning, chillingly plausible near-future thriller about the rise of a privately financed and global military industrial complex.
 
The year is 2032. The third Iran-Iraq war is over; the 11/11 dirty bomb... Read more






Tides of War
Written by Steven Pressfield
Bantam | Trade Paperback | August 2001
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38139-9 (0-553-38139-3)

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






The Virtues of War
Written by Steven Pressfield
Bantam | Trade Paperback | September 2005
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-38205-1 (0-553-38205-5)

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... Read more





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