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The profession

a thriller
  • 320 Pages
  • 4.89 MB
  • English
Crown , New York
Mercenary troops, Americans, Fi
StatementSteven Pressfield
LC ClassificationsPS3566.R3944 P76 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24893330M
ISBN 139780385528733
LC Control Number2010047384

Infused with a staggering breadth of research in military tactics and steeped in the timeless themes of the honor and valor of men at war that distinguish all of Pressfield’s fiction, The Profession is that rare novel that informs and challenges the reader almost as much as it entertains.4/5().

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The Profession is action packed, gritty and lots of mind boggling double crosses. This book is filled with lots of twist and turns and power games galore. Pressfield is extremely descriptive and technical with the mechanics of war and equipment which is great for the war techno enthusiasts out there/5.

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