Bantam: April 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"A compelling and provocative read . . . With a soldier's eye, Jim Lacey re-creates the battle of Marathon in all its brutal simplicity."--Barry Strauss, author of Masters of Command
Marathon--one of history's most pivotal battles. Its name evokes images of almost superhuman courage, endurance, and fighting spirit. In this eye-opening book, military analyst James Lacey takes a fresh look at Marathon and reveals why the battle happened, how it was fought, and whether, in fact, it saved Western civilization. Lacey brilliantly reconstructs t... View More...