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A Sport and a Pastime
by James Salter and Reynolds Price


Overview - "As nearly perfect as any American fiction I know," is how Reynolds Price ( The New York Times ) 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 1960s, James Salter's A Sport and a Pastime 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"As nearly perfect as any American fiction I know," is how Reynolds Price (The New York Times) 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 1960s, James Salter's A Sport and a Pastime 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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780374530501
  • ISBN-10: 0374530505
  • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
  • Publish Date: August 2006
  • Page Count: 185
  • Dimensions: 8.28 x 5.54 x 0.55 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.41 pounds

Series: FSG Classics

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