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Genghis: Birth of an Empire

Authors: Iggulden, Conn
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC002000, FIC008000
ISBN: 9780440336860, Related ISBNs: 0385339518, 038534421X, 0440243904, 0440336864, 9780385339513
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 400,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys

Genghis Khan was born Temujin, the son of a khan, raised in a clan of hunters migrating across the rugged steppe. Shaped by abandonment and betrayal, Temujin endured, driven by a singular fury: to survive in the face of death, to kill before being killed, and to conquer enemies who could come without warning from beyond the horizon.

Through a series of courageous raids, Temujin’s legend grew until he was chasing a vision: to unite many tribes into one, to make the earth tremble under the hoofbeats of a thousand warhorses, to subject all nations and empires to his will.

BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Conn Iggulden's Genghis: Lords of the Bow and Khan: Empire of Silver.
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