STEVEN PRESSFIELDis the author oftwelve previous books, including the bestselling novels"Gates of Fire" and "The Legend of Bagger Vance," as well asthe cult classic on creativity "The War of Art." He livesin Los Angeles."
A brilliant look into the psyche of combat. Where he oncetook us into the Spartan line of battle at Thermopylae, Steven Pressfieldnow takes us into the sands of the Sinai, the alleys of Old Jerusalem, and into the hearts and souls of soldiers winning a spectacularlyimprobable victory against daunting odds. GENERAL STANLEY McCHRYSTAL, U.S. Army, ret.; author of "My Share of the Task" Pressfield is the king of military narrative, and with"The Lion s Gate" he does not disappoint. It s always amazing how hardpeople can fight when their backs are against the wall. ERIK PRINCE, author of "Civilian Warriors" Steven Pressfield is one of the most important writers of our day.Few others so adroitly weave together the stories of war in a way thatcaptures the human side of a conflict." The Lion s Gate "gives us a rareglimpse into the different perspectives of a single historical event andproves to us there is always more than meets the eye. SIMON SINEK, author of "Start with Why" and" Leaders Eat Last" A very skillful and novel approach to one of the most significantand important conflicts in the Middle East. For those who like to havetheir history served with a generous dose of implied personalexperience and just a dash of improvisation, I highly recommend"The Lion s Gate." Steven Pressfield commands the action effectivelyand from multiple perspectives. A valuable read. DICK COUCH, author of "Always Faithful, Always Forward "and "Act of Revenge" A sweeping, thrilling story of bravery, determination, and grit. I couldn t put it down. BRIAN KILMEADE, author of "George Washington s Secret Six" The finest military writer alive, bar none. STEPHEN COONTS No one writes better historical fiction than Steven Pressfield. VINCE FLYNN Rarely does an author manage to recreate a moment in history with such mastery, authority, and psychological insight. NELSON DEMILLE "Superbly researched and superbly written ... My tears flowed as the paratroopers made their way to and beyond the Western Wall, bringing that sacred spot back into the possession of the original owners ... " JOE GALLOWAY, co-author of "We Were Soldiers Once ... And Young.""