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Author Steven Pressfield was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad in September 1943. He graduated from Duke University in 1965 and joined the Marine Corps. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a copy writer, taxi driver, bartender, tractor-trailer driver, fruit picker, and worked on oil rigs. He then moved to California and began writing screenplays. In 2000, his debut novel, The Legend of Bagger Vance, was made into a movie starring Matt Damon and Will Smith. He primarily writes military historical fiction set in classical antiquity. Most of his novels are told from the first-person perspective of the main character. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Gates of Fire 3,030 copies, 82 reviews
Tides of War 855 copies, 16 reviews
Do the Work 757 copies, 15 reviews
The Afghan Campaign 608 copies, 19 reviews
Last of the Amazons 530 copies, 9 reviews
Killing Rommel 396 copies, 14 reviews
Turning Pro 298 copies, 11 reviews
The Warrior Ethos 187 copies, 5 reviews
The Profession 186 copies, 39 reviews
A Man at Arms 68 copies, 5 reviews
The Story Grid: What Good Editors Know (Introduction) 139 copies, 4 reviews
The Legend of Bagger Vance [2000 film] (Original novel) 138 copies, 2 reviews
Freejack [1992 film] (Original book) 30 copies
Army of One [1993 film] (Writer) 9 copies

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