Search Results: "Steven Pressfield"


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THE PROFESSION by Steven Pressfield
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 14, 2011

"A book that paints an all-too-plausible future in which America outsources its dirtiest jobs. Let's hope Pressfield's research tools didn't include a crystal ball."
This military thriller, which begins in 2032, concerns "Gent" Gentilhomme, a mercenary whose honor and bravery are severely tested. Read full book review >

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TIDES OF WAR by Steven Pressfield
Released: April 4, 2000

"Unabashedly brilliant, epic, intelligent, and moving."
Pressfield produces an even greater spectacle—and, in its honest, incremental way, an even greater heart-tugger—than in his acclaimed tale of the battle of Thermopylae, Gates of Fire (1999). Read full book review >

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THE VIRTUES OF WAR by Steven Pressfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2004

"Still, historical drama from Pressfield (Last of the Amazons, 2002, etc.) again ranks among the best and finest."
Pressfield continues with his top-quality historicals about classical antiquity. Read full book review >

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GATES OF FIRE by Steven Pressfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 21, 1998

A triumph in historical fiction best describes this stirring account of the famous battle of Thermopylae, told by the lone survivor before succumbing to his wounds, in a logical follow-up to Pressfield's Homeric take on golf, The Legend of Bagger Vance (1995). Read full book review >

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THE LEGEND OF BAGGER VANCE by Steven Pressfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1995

"Altogether, then, a swift, dandy debut. (Film rights to Jake Eberts)"
Golf as pastoral ode? Read full book review >

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LAST OF THE AMAZONS by Steven Pressfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 21, 2002

EDITORIAL—MARCH 1, 2002 Read full book review >

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THE LION'S GATE by Steven Pressfield
NON-FICTION
Released: May 6, 2014

"Stirring voices from a nation determined to be reckoned with."
A "hybrid history" of the Six Day War made up of oral histories by numerous participants and stitched-together bits of biography from Israeli military leader Moshe Dayan (1915-1981). Read full book review >

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KILLING ROMMEL by Steven Pressfield
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2008

"Brilliant, but not for the Tom Clancy set."
Based on real-life events, Pressfield's moving novel concerns the daring British and Commonwealth soldiers who challenged German General Erwin Rommel's desert forces. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WILD CHILD by Steven Salerno
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 4, 2015

"A salutary lesson in jungle parenting. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A two-toothed toddler needs no wolf suit to be wildest thing of all in this high-volume prequel to a certain well-known classic. Read full book review >

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THE PIED PIPER’S MAGIC  by Steven Kellogg
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

"No matter how it is spelled, this belongs on every library shelf. (Picture book. 3-8)"
Kellogg puts his touch to yet another classic. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 2010

"And why, in this time of eco-consciousness, does he disdain the recycled house of scraps? (Picture book. 3-6)"
Porkers in glass houses shouldn't meet wolves. Read full book review >

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BIG AND LITTLE by Steven Jenkins
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

Handsome textured cut-paper collages on white paper show animals of the same species that are vastly different in size. Read full book review >