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Title:The Profession
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Publisher:Crown
ISBN:0385528736
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Number of Pages:336
Category:Fiction, Thriller, Military, Science fiction

The Profession by Steven Pressfield

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Profession blockquote The master storyteller i Publishers Weekly i and bestselling author of i Gates of Fire The Afghan Campaign i and i Killing Rommel i returns with a stunning chillingly i i plausible near future thriller about the rise of a privately financed and global military industrial complex blockquote b The year is The third Iran Iraq war is over the dirty bomb attack on the port of Long Beach California is receding into memory Saudi Arabia has recently quelled a coup Russians and Turks are clashing in the Caspian Basin Iranian armored units supported by the satellite and drone power of their Chinese allies have emerged from their enclaves in Tehran and are sweeping south attempting to recapture the resource rich territory that had been stolen from them in their view by Lukoil BP and ExxonMobil and their privately funded armies Everywhere military force is for hire Oil companies multi national corporations and banks employ powerful cutting edge mercenary armies to control global chaos and protect their riches Even nation states enlist mercenary forces to suppress internal insurrections hunt terrorists and do the black bag jobs necessary to maintain the i new i New World Order p Force Insertion is the world s merc monopoly Its leader is the disgraced former United States Marine General James Salter stripped of his command by the president for nuclear saber rattling with the Chinese and banished to the Far East A grandmaster military and political strategist Salter deftly seizes huge oil and gas fields ultimately making himself the most powerful man in the world Salter s endgame is to take vengeance on those responsible for his exile and then come home as Commander in Chief The only man who can stop him is the novel s narrator Gilbert Gent Gentilhomme Salter s most loyal foot soldier and as close to him as the son Salter lost As this action jammed lightning fast and brutally realistic novel builds to its heart stopping climax Gent launches his personally and professionally most desperate mission to take out his mentor and save the United States from self destruction p p Infused by 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 i The Profession i is that rare novel that informs and challenges the reader almost as much as it entertains p

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years ago an unbeaten army of the West invaded the homeland of a fierce Eastern tribal foe This is one soldier s story br br The bestselling novelist of ancient warfare returns with a riveting historical novel that re creates Alexander the Great s invasion of the Afghan kingdoms in b c br In a story that might have been ripped from today s combat dispatches Steven Pressfield brings to life the confrontation between an invading Western army and fierce Eastern warriors determined at all costs to defend their homeland Narrated by an infantryman in Alexander s army The Afghan Campaign explores the challenges both military and moral that Alexander and his soldiers face as they embark on a new type of war and are forced to adapt to the methods of a ruthless foe that employs terror and insurgent tactics An edge of your seat adventure The Afghan Campaign once again demonstrates Pressfield s profound understanding of the hopes and desperation of men in battle and of the historical realities that continue to influence our world, The follow up to the War of Art In the War of Art Pressfield identifies the enemy to living an authentic life resistance In Turning Pro Pressfield teaches you how to defeat it, i I have always been a soldier I have known no other life i 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 Whether surviving his father s brutal assassination presiding over a massacre or weeping at the death of a beloved comrade in arms Alexander never denies the hard realities of the code by which he lives the virtues of war But as much as he was feared by his enemies he was loved and revered by his friends his generals and the men who followed him into battle Often outnumbered never outfought Alexander conquered every enemy the world stood against him but the one he never saw coming, Do the Work br br br br Our enemy is not lack of preparation it s not the difficulty of the project or the state of the marketplace or the emptiness of our bank account br br br br The enemy is resistance br br br br The enemy is our chattering brain which if we give it so much as a nanosecond will start producing excuses alibis transparent self justifications and a million reasons why he can t shouldn t won t do what we know we need to do br br br br Start before you re ready