Biography

James Salter

James Salter is the author of numerous books, including the novels 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 1989 PEN/Faulkner Award, and Last Night, which earned him the Rea Award for the Short Story and the PEN/Malamud Award; and LIFE IS MEALS: A FOOD LOVER'S BOOK OF DAYS, written with Kay Salter. He lives in New York and Colorado.

James Salter

Books by James Salter

by James Salter - Fiction, Historical Fiction

From his experiences as a young naval officer in battles off Okinawa, Philip Bowman returns to America and finds a position as a book editor. But despite his success, what eludes him is love. His first marriage goes bad, another fails to happen, and finally he meets a woman who enthralls him --- before setting him on a course he never could have imagined for himself.