The Ghosts of Cannae

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Random House | Jul 13, 2010 | ISBN 9780679603795

  • Paperback$17.00

    Random House Trade Paperbacks | Sep 13, 2011 | 336 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812978674

  • Ebook$12.99

    Random House | Jul 13, 2010 | ISBN 9780679603795


“A masterpiece of style, imagination, and erudition.”—Victor Davis Hanson, author of A War Like No Other

“Outstanding . . . [a] superb chronicle of events that shaped the fate of Western civilization.”—Booklist

“[O’Connell] is able to put himself and his reader on the ground at Cannae, gagging in the heat of a southern Italian midsummer, assailed by an overload from every one of the five senses.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Dramatic and comprehensive . . . O’Connell has established the new standard for studies of the second conflict between Rome and Carthage.”—Publishers Weekly
“[O’Connell] writes with clarity about an era shrouded in speculation.”—Providence Journal-Bulletin
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