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Read online A Sport and a Pastime.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Sport and a Pastime As nearly perfect as any American fiction I know is how Reynolds Price i The New York Times i described this classic that has been a favorite of readers both here and in Europe for almost forty years Set in provincial France in the s it is the intensely carnal story part shocking reality part feverish dream of a love affair between a footloose Yale dropout and a young French girl There is the seen and the unseen and pages that burn with a rare intensity by James Salter, Reynolds Price

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A Sport and a Pastime
Title:A Sport and a Pastime
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ISBN:0374530505
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Number of Pages:185
Category:Fiction, Novels, France, Literature, Classics, Literary fiction, Erotica
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James Salter returned to his second novel The Arm of Flesh not to revise it but to entirely rewrite it The result is this new work Cassada It tells of the lives of officers in an Air Force squadron in occupied Europe and their response to a young newcomer bright and ambitious whose fate is to be an emblem of their own, Virtuosic and exquisitely compressed these stories show Salter at his best br br The collection received the PEN Faulkner Award, As nearly perfect as any American fiction I know is how Reynolds Price i The New York Times i described this classic that has been a favorite of readers both here and in Europe for almost forty years Set in provincial France in the s it is the intensely carnal story part shocking reality part feverish dream of a love affair between a footloose Yale dropout and a young French girl There is the seen and the unseen and pages that burn with a rare intensity, With his stirring rapturous first novel originally published in James Salter established himself as the most electrifying prose stylist since Hemingway Four decades later it is clear that he also fashioned the most enduring fiction ever about aerial warfare br br Captain Cleve Connell arrives in Korea with a single goal to become an ace one of that elite fraternity of jet pilots who have downed five MIGs But as his fellow airmen rack up kill after kill sometimes under dubious circumstances Cleve s luck runs bad Other pilots question his guts Cleve comes to question himself And then in one icy instant feet above the Yalu River his luck changes forever Filled with courage and despair eerie beauty and corrosive rivalry The Hunters is a landmark in the literature of war