Most widely held works about James Salter
Most widely held works by James Salter
Last night by James Salter ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
A superbly accomplished new collection explores the acclaimed author's signature themes: love, honor, sacrifice, friendship, and abandon. In these taut, powerful stories, Salter portrays men and women in their most intimate moments.
Burning the days : recollection by James Salter ( Book )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 992 libraries worldwide
These memoirs of writer James Salter span fifty years, covering his childhood in Manhattan, graduation from West Point, service as an Air Force pilot in the Korean War, and career as a writer.
Light years by James Salter ( Book )
25 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 904 libraries worldwide
This exquisite, resonant novel is a brilliant portrait of marriage by a contemporary American master. Even as he lingers over the lustrous surface of Viri and Nedra's marriage, James Salter makes us see the cracks that are spreading through it, flaws that will in time mar it beyond repair. "An unexpectedly moving ode to beautiful lives frayed by time."
Dusk and other stories by James Salter ( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Offers a collection of stories that expose the surface beauty of relationships and places, as well as their underlying flaws, reflecting the moments, experiences, and details that shape lives.
A sport and a pastime by James Salter ( Book )
27 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Salter chronicles a love affair between a young shopgirl and an American college dropout against the backdrop of provincial France.
The hunters by James Salter ( Book )
21 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Solo faces by James Salter ( Book )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and French and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Décrit la pureté des grands espaces, l'amitié et l'ambition qui lient les hommes au plus fort du danger et la déchirure qui les attend une fois la réalité retrouvée.
Cassada by James Salter ( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 655 libraries worldwide
Retells the tale of the lives of a squadron of Air Force pilots in occupied France during wartime.
Downhill racer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
David Chappellet, a ruthlessly ambitious skier competing for Olympic gold with an underdog American team in Europe, clashes with his coach, who tries to temper the upstart's narcissistic drive for glory.
Life is meals : a food lover's book of days by James Salter ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the pleasures of food in a volume that includes an entry for every day of the year and contains a host of culinary wisdom, recipes, history, food lore, and personal reminiscences.
Gods of tin : the flying years by James Salter ( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
A singular life often circles around a singular moment, an occasion when one's life in the world is defined forever and the emotional vocabulary set. For the extraordinary writer James Salter, this moment was contained in the fighter planes over Korea where, during his young manhood, he flew more than one hundred missions. James Salter is considered one of America's greatest prose stylists. The Arm of Flesh (later revised and retitled Cassada) and his first novel, The Hunters, are legendary in military circles for their descriptions of flying and aerial combat. A former Air Force pilot who fle.
There & then : the travel writing of James Salter by James Salter ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
The water's edge by Sally Gall ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Memorable days : the selected letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps by James Salter ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three and a script he had written for Downhill Racer, that in 1969 elicited a letter of admiration from a writer and critic he did not knowRobert Phelps. The correspondence that resulted went on to span two decades. The letters themselves are exceptionally alive, uninhibited, gossipy, touching, and brilliant. The successes of Salter and the struggles of Phelps are fully explored by the writers themselves in an honest exchange only letters.
The arm of flesh by James Salter ( Book )
3 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
West Point by Marcia Lippman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Still such by James Salter ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Une vie à brûler by James Salter ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Operation homecoming writing the wartime experience ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Last night : stories by James Salter ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Air pilots, Military Air warfare American literature Americans Anecdotes Authors, American Biography Criticism, interpretation, etc. Diaries Dinners and dining Divorced people Downhill ski racing Drama Europe Feature films Fiction Fiction films Fighter pilots Food France France--Alps, French Gastronomy Hemingway, Ernest,--1899-1961 Historical fiction History Korean War (1950-1953) Literature Manners and customs Married people Mountaineering O'Brien, Tim,--1946- Phelps, Robert,--1922- Records and correspondence Salter, James Short stories Skiers Soldiers' writings, American Sports films Travel United States United States--Hudson River Valley Veterans' writings, American Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voyages and travels War War and literature War stories War stories, American Winter Olympics World War (1939-1945)
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