James Salter was the author of 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 collection Dusk and Other Stories, which won the 1989 PEN/Faulkner Award; and Last Night, which earned him the 2010 Rea Award for the Short Story.
His most recent novels were Cassada (1999) and All That Is (2013).
He died in June 2015 aged 90.
This biography was last updated on 06/22/2015.
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James Salter speaks about his unforgettable experience of taking off alone in the pursuit of writing.
Credit: Open Road Integrated Media
June 5, 2012
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