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James Salter

American novelist and short-story writer

1925   -   2015

genre: romance novel
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: United States Military Academy, Horace Mann School
occupation: screenwriter, novelist, aircraft pilot, writer, film director
award received: PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, PEN/Malamud Award

James Arnold Horowitz (June 10, 1925 – June 19, 2015), better known as James Salter, his pen name and later-adopted legal name, was an American novelist and short-story writer. Originally a career officer and pilot in the United States Air Force, he resigned from the military in 1957 following the successful publication of his first novel, The Hunters. After a brief career in film writing and film directing, in 1979 Salter published the novel Solo Faces. He won numerous literary awards for his works, including belated recognition of works originally criticized at the time of their publication.
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Series

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Works

14

A Sport and a Pastime

book by James Salter

author: James Salter

1967

The Hunters

novel by James Salter

author: James Salter

1956

All That Is

author: James Salter

Et rien d'autre

author: James Salter

Solo Faces

author: James Salter

Life is Meals

author: James Salter, Kay Salter

Burning the Days

author: James Salter

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