First published nearly a quarter-century ago and one of the very few short-story collections to win the PENFaulkner Award, this is American fiction at its most vitaleach narrative a masterpiece of sustained power and seemingly effortless literary grace. Two New York attorneys newly flush with wealth embark on a dissolute tour of Italy; an ambitious young screenwriter unexpectedly discovers the true meaning of art and glory; a rider, far off in the fields, is involved in an horrific accidentnight is falling, and she must face her destiny alone. These stories confirm James Salter as one of the finest writers of our time.
BONUS This edition includes an excerpt from James Salters All That Is. In this award-winning first collection of the authors short stories, ... he reaches a new height of grace and breathtaking virtuosity. Publishers Weekly