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Author Smith, Noble Mason, 1968-

Title Spartans at the gates / Noble Smith.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2014.

Copies

Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 East Moline PL Adult Fiction - EMPG-6  FIC SMI    AVAILABLE
 Joliet Twp High SD 204 - Central Campus Adult Fiction - JCHB-1  FIC HIS SMI    DUE 03-15-21
Edition First edition.
Description 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Book II of the Warrior trilogy
Stackpole, Michael A., 1957- Warrior trilogy ; bk. 2.
Note "Thomas Dunne Books."
Summary "The Peloponnesian War has begun. An army of merciless Spartan invaders have arrived at the gates of Plataea, bent on obliterating the city and its inhabitants. Plataea's oldest allies, the Athenians, are spread too thin in their own campaigns to send help. Cut off and alone, the Plataeans dig in behind their high walls for the coming siege, while the ruthless Spartans gather outside. On a rugged mountain road a young Plataean warrior named Nikias rides to Athens on an urgent quest. He carries with him a bag of ill-gotten gold, hoping to raise an army of mercenaries to help defend his city from the coming Spartan assault. But in the sprawling stronghold of Athens, Nikias encounters perils that prove to be more dangerous than those he has faced on the battlefield. Noble Smith's Spartans at the Gates is a thrilling action-adventure novel set during the war between the great powers of Ancient Greece"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Soldiers -- Fiction.
FICTION / Action & Adventure.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / War & Military.
Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431 B.C.-404 B.C. -- Fiction.
Plataiai (Greece) -- Fiction.
Athens (Greece) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Adventure fiction.
War stories.
ISBN 9781250025586 hardback
1250025583 hardback
9781250026439 (e-book)

 
    
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