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James Salter

by William Dowie

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Salter, James -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-136) and index.

    StatementWilliam Dowie.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, no. 707, Twayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 707.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.A4622 Z64 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL366542M
    ISBN 100805716041
    LC Control Number98027006

      James Salter's new novel "Cassada" tells a story of fate and courage in the squadron of American fighter pilots in Cold War Europe. It's a world James Salter . About James Salter. James Salter authored numerous books, including the novels All That Is, Solo Faces, Light Years, A Sport and a Pastime, The Arm of Flesh (revised as Cassada), and The Hunters; the memoirs Gods of Tin and Burning the Days; the collections Dusk and Other Stories, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Last Night,.

      James Salter was the celebrated author of six novels (The Hunters, ; The Arm of Flesh, ; A Sport and a Pastime, ; Light Years, ; Solo Faces, ; and All That Is, ) and three books of stories (Dusk and Other Stories, ; Last Night, ; and Collected Stories, ), as well a memoir, Burning the Days (). He also had a successful Hollywood career, most /5(12).   Nick Paumgarten remembers the author James Salter, who died on J , at the age of ninety. Postscript: James Salter, By Nick Paumgarte n. J the first books Author: Nick Paumgarten.

      James Salter, now in his late 80s, is amazingly good – but is he great, asks James Lasdun James Lasdun Sat 11 May EDT First published on Sat 11 May EDT. In All That Is, just after World War II, one of Bowman's good friends is so captivated by the village of Piermont, New York that he buys a house close to the water and watches the Hudson river flow by from his town, in New York's Rockland County, is picturesquely framed by the Hudson river on one side and the Tallman Mountain State Park on the other.


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