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All That Is By James Salter

All That Is
by James Salter

`Sentence for sentence, Salter is the master' Richard Ford
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All That Is Summary


A major new novel, his first work of fiction in seven years, from the universally acclaimed master and PEN/Faulkner winner: a sweeping, seductive love story set in the years after World War II. From his experiences as a young naval officer in battles off Okinawa, Philip Bowman returns to America and finds a position as a book editor. In a world of dinners, deals, and literary careers, Bowman finds that he fits in perfectly. But despite his success, what eludes him is love. His first marriage goes bad, another fails to happen, and finally he meets a woman who enthrals him before setting him on a course he could never imagine for himself. Romantic and haunting, All That Is explores a life unfolding in an unforgettable world on the brink of change - a dazzling, sometimes devastating labyrinth of love and ambition, a fiercely intimate account of the great shocks and grand pleasures of being alive.

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Sku
GOR004667869
Title
All That Is
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Year published
Number of pages
304
ISBN 10
1447238249
ISBN 13
9781447238249
Prizes
Long-listed for The Folio Prize 2014 (UK)
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