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A Sport and a Pastime (Modern Library)


A Sport and a Pastime (Modern Library) by Brand: Modern Library at Jen Blood. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. ''A Sport and a Pastime is as nearly perfect as any American fiction I know,'' Reynolds Price wrote of James Salter's 1967 novel that tells of the


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"A Sport and a Pastime is as nearly perfect as any American fiction
I know," Reynolds Price wrote of James Salter's 1967 novel that tells of the mismatched love affair between Phillip Dean, a Yale dropout adrift in Europe, and Anne-Marie Costallat, a young French shopgirl. An erotic tour de force, licentious yet pure, it is also a hymn to provincial France and has been admired and quoted from since its first publication. Its stunning knowledge and insight have the power to change lives.
        It brings a kind of splendor to the life that refuses to bow to conven-
tion or mores, and, like Cavafy's poems, evokes the illicit in a way that endows it with an astonishing beauty. Brilliantly written and overwhelming in its effect, it remains a triumph on every level.

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Manufacturer:Modern Library
Brand:Brand: Modern Library
Publisher:Modern Library
Studio:Modern Library
EAN:9780679601562
Item Size:0.75 x 7.5 x 7.5 inches
Package Weight:0.5 pounds
Package Size:4.9 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches

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