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Captain Cleve Connell's goal in Korea is to achieve five kills that will make him an ace and a hero. However he does not encounter the enemy on his missions and finds that his ability is questioned by his younger, fellow airmen. His faith in himself is eroded until one dramatic mission.
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"The contemporary writer most admired and envied by other writers. . . . He can . . . break your heart with a sentence."
--Washington Post Book World
James Salter authored numerous books, including the novels All That Is, 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 collections Dusk and Other Stories, which won the 1989 PEN/Faulkner Award, and Last Night, which won the Rea Award for the Short Story and the PEN/Malamud Award; and Life Is Meals: A Food Lover's Book of Days, written with his wife, Kay Salter. He died in 2015.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR001841712
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR002308251
Book Description Harvill Press, 1998. PAPERBACK. Condition: LIKE NEW. Harvill Press. 1998. First UK edition. Softback. Book; Like New. 9x6. Seller Inventory # 1919996