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A Sport and a Pastime: A Novel (FSG Classics) (original 1967; edition 2006)
by James Salter (Author), Reynolds Price (Introduction)
A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter (1967)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0374530505, Paperback)
"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, it 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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Salter chronicles a love affair between a young shopgirl and an American college dropout against the backdrop of provincial France.
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