Gates of fire : an epic novel of the Battle of Thermopylae / Steven Pressfield.
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|Noble Co PL - West (Cromwell)||AUDIO MP3 PRE (Text)||38131003235420||NCPLW-Audio Book On MP3 player||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781428165458
- ISBN: 1428165452
- Physical Description: 1 sound media player (15 hr.) : digital ; 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 cm + 1 set of earphones + 1 AAA battery
- Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, 
- Manufacturer: Chagrin Falls, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC.
- Copyright: ©2007
|General Note:|| In container (21 cm.).
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player, manufactured by Findaway World, LLC.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrated by George Guidall.
|Summary, etc.:|| At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading Persian army. Day after day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history -- one that would not end until the rocks were awash with blood, leaving only one gravely injured Spartan squire to tell the tale. In Gates of Fire, Steven Pressfield portrays the boldest & bloodiest battle fought by the legendary Spartan Army against the Persian Empire.
|System Details Note:|| Playaway Digital Audio.
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|Subject:||Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C. > Fiction.
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