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The Ten Thousand
The Ten Thousand
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About the Book

In 401 B.C., a thundering army of mercenaries, camp followers, dreamers, and glory seekers set off to help a rebellious foreign general named Cyrus. In the months that followed, ten thousand men--trained and hardened in three decades of war in Greece--would engage in pitched battles, witness untold horrors, and begin a desperate march across he desert, over raging rivers, and into the jaws of hell itself. By the time it was over, some would be alive, others dead, and one among them would emerge and the greatest hero of all...

In a novel of high adventure and riveting historical drama, Michael Curtis Ford brings to life an amazing true story from Greek antiquity--Xenophon's march of the ten Thousand. A tale of war and peace, of loyalties and betrayals, and of a soldier's love for a mysterious and dangerous woman, The Ten Thousand captures the eternal spirit of courage--in the face of impossible odds.


About the Author:

Michael Curtis Ford, a native of Washington State, worked for many years as a consultant and banker. He currently lives in Oregon, working as a translator and helping his wife, Cristina, educate their two children at home. The Ten Thousand is his first novel.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781250062567
  • Publisher: St. Martins Press-3pl
  • Publisher Imprint: St. Martins Press-3pl
  • Depth: 32
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 33 mm
  • Width: 127 mm
  • ISBN-10: 125006256X
  • Publisher Date: 01 Oct 2002
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 178 mm
  • No of Pages: 384
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 431 gr


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