- Shopping Bag ( 0 items )
From Barnes & NobleIf ever there was a writer's writer, it's James Salter, author of A Sport and a Pastime, a masterpiece of 20th-century American fiction. In writing Cassada, Salter chose to revisit his second book, The Arm of Flesh, first published in 1961 and, as he writes in his introduction, "largely a failure." One often wonders how great writers view their early literary efforts, and how, with age and experience, they might have transformed those experiments into art. With Cassada Salter has successfully re-created "the book the other might have been."