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    • The War of Art

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Steven Pressfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Think of The War of Art as tough love...for yourself. Since 2002, The War of Art has inspired people around the world to defeat "resistance"; to recognize and knock down dream-blocking barriers and to silence the naysayers within us. Resistance kicks everyone's butt, and the desire to defeat it is equally as universal. The War of Art identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spoke to me on many levels

    • By Anonymous User on 04-18-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Gates of Fire

    • An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,943
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,661
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,670

    Gates of Fire puts you at the side of valiant Spartan warriors in 480 BC for the bloody, climactic battle at Thermopylae. There, a few hundred of Sparta’s finest sacrificed their lives to hold back the invading Persian millions. The time they bought enabled the Greeks to rally - saving, according to ancient historian Herodotus, “Western democracy and freedom from perishing in the cradle.” How did the Spartans accomplish this superhuman feat? This is what the King of Persia hopes to learn from the sole Spartan survivor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Story is good The Narrator is Great

    • By Richard on 02-27-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Turning Pro

    • Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Steven Pressfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 433
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424

    The follow-up to his best-seller The War of Art, Turning Pro navigates the passage from the amateur life to a professional practice.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • reconnect with ur why and start acting like a pro

    • By Pepe Lucho on 08-05-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Do the Work

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Steven Pressfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,349
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,012
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,988

    Could you be getting in your way of producing great work? Have you started a project but never finished? Would you like to do work that matters, but don't know where to start?The answer is Do the Work, a manifesto by best-selling author Steven Pressfield, that will show you that it’s not about better ideas, it’s about actually doing the work. Do the Work is a weapon against Resistance - a tool that will help you take action and successfully ship projects out the door.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Powerhouse of Motivation

    • By Sara on 08-02-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Warrior Ethos

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Steven Pressfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    We are all warriors. The Warrior Ethos is intended not only for men and women in uniform, but artists, entrepreneurs, and other warriors in other walks of life. The audiobook examines the evolution of the warrior code of honor and "mental toughness".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book!

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-21-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Artist's Journey

    • The Wake of the Hero's Journey and the Lifelong Pursuit of Meaning
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Steven Pressfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 319

    On our artist's journey, we move past resistance and past self-sabotage. We discover our true selves and our authentic calling, and we produce the works we were born to create. You are an artist too - whether you realize it or not, whether you like it or not - and you have an artist's journey. Will you live it out? Will you follow your muse and do the work you were born to do?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It will give you strength

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

    • And Other Tough-Love Truths to Make You a Better Writer
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Steven Pressfield
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    There's a mantra real writers know but wannabe writers don’t. And the secret phrase is this: "Nobody wants to read your shit." Recognizing this painful truth is the first step in the writer's transformation from amateur to professional.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How to get over the mediocre part of yourself

    • By LETHAMAGA on 11-24-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Killing Rommel

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Alfred Molina
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 733
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479

    Autumn 1942. Hitler's legions have swept across Europe; France has fallen; Churchill and the English stand isolated on their island. In North Africa, Rommel and his Panzers have routed the British Eighth Army and stand poised to overrun Egypt, Suez, and the oil fields of the Middle East.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Humble Hero

    • By Mark Patterson on 11-19-08

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Virtues of War

    • A Novel of Alexander the Great
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 691
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 502

    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 of his greatest battlefield victories. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pressfield the Prodigy

    • By Michael on 10-07-08

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Legend of Bagger Vance

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    In Steven Pressfield's richly imagined, vividly detailed story, golf legends Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen are joined by a local unsung opponent, the troubled war hero Rannulph Junah. Played above raging Atlantic surf and under gathering storm clouds, their match is thrilling competition. But the key to the outcome lies with Bagger Vance, a caddie who carries the secret of the Authentic Swing. His mysterious powers guide the play and leave a lasting imprint on the lives he touches that day and in years to come.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable start to finish

    • By Timothy J. Ireland VMD on 03-29-15

    Regular price: $14.13

    • The Afghan Campaign

    • A Novel
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    In words that might have been ripped from today's combat dispatches, Steven Pressfield, the best-selling 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., a campaign that eerily foreshadows the tactics, terrors, and frustrations of contemporary conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Outstanding Story

    • By H. Connelly on 01-01-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Tides of War

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 234
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 163

    One man. Two armies. The fate of the ancient world in the balance. In Tides of War, Steven Pressfield presents an epic saga of Greek strife and conflict with the same historical precision and heartbreaking human scale that made his last novel, Gates of Fire, an international best seller.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but doesn't sparkle.

    • By Matthew on 02-06-06

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Lion's Gate

    • On the Front Lines of the Six Day War
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 501
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 452
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455

    June 5, 1967: The fearsome, Soviet-equipped Egyptian Army and its 1000 tanks are massed on Israel's southern border. Meanwhile, the Syrian Army is shelling the much smaller nation from the north. And to the east, Jordan and Iraq are moving brigades and fighter squadrons into position to attack. Egypt's President Nasser has declared that the Arab world's goal is no less than "the destruction of Israel."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As close to being there as you can get

    • By Andy from FL on 07-13-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Authentic Swing

    • Notes from the Writing of a First Novel
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Steven Pressfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    If you've listened to his books The War of Art and Turning Pro, you know that for 30 years Steven Pressfield (Gates of Fire, The Afghan Campaign etc.) wrote spec novel after spec novel before any publisher took him seriously. How did he finally break through? Ignoring just about every rule of commercial book publishing, Pressfield's "first" novel not only became a major best seller (over 250,000 copies sold), it was adapted into a feature film directed by Robert Redford and starring Matt Damon, Will Smith, and Charlize Theron. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Voyage

    • By Jeffrey Olsen on 01-19-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Last of the Amazons

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Christine McMurdo Wallis, Alyssa Brensnahan, George Guidall
    • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Steven Pressfield is the internationally best-selling author of Gates of Fire and Tides of War. An epic of love and war, Last of the Amazons is a gripping, imaginative novel of the ancient world filled with Pressfield’s trademark extraordinary attention to detail. In the time before Homer, the legendary Theseus, king of Athens, journeys to the nation of proud female warriors whom the Greeks called Amazons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly spellbinding

    • By Lea D. Rumbolo on 09-21-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Gates of Fire

    • An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 658
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387

    Here is a mesmerizing depiction of one man's indoctrination into the Spartan way of life and death, and of the legendary men and women who gave the culture an immortal gravity. Culminating in the electrifying and horrifying epic battle of Thermopylae, Gates of Fire weaves history, mystery, and heartbreaking romance into a literary tale that brings the Homeric tradition into the 21st century.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, but very sad it's abridged

    • By Quotes&More on 04-07-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Profession

    • A Thriller
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Toby Leonard Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 144

    In The Profession, Pressfield taps his considerable well of military knowledge to craft a piece of speculative fiction set in 2032. With corporate and private powers wielding their own military forces, an exiled American general plans to return to the U.S. and claim the presidency for his own. Only his closest confidant stands any chance of defeating him.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Steve Crane on 10-14-11

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Legend of Bagger Vance

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Ronny Cox
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    In Steven Pressfield's richly imagined, vividly detailed story, golf legends Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen are joined by a local unsung opponent, the troubled war hero Rannulph Junah. Their match is thrilling competition, but the key to the outcome lies with caddie Bagger Vance, who carries the secret of the Authentic Swing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Blows the movie away!

    • By Robert on 04-03-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Virtues of War

    • A Novel of Alexander the Great
    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Filled with meticulously researched details and told from the point of view of Alexander the Great himself, The Virtues of War is a novel as intensely gripping as bulletins from the battlefield and as intimately revealing as a private diary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • incredible

    • By Pete on 03-01-19

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Steven Pressfield on Doing the Work

    • By: Steven Pressfield
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    How many brilliant projects have you begun in your mind? In this episode of Edgewise, author Steven Pressfield discusses his latest book, Do the Work, which is geared to be a mental boot camp that kick starts artists and entrepreneurs out of their heads and into action. Steven takes on public enemy number one, resistance, which comes in the form of fear of failure for some, or research paralysis for others.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Waste of a line in my library

    • By Ernie on 07-01-15

    Regular price: $0.99

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