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Phantoms on the Bookshelves

Phantoms on the Bookshelves( )
Author: Bonnet, Jacques
Introduction by: Salter, James
Translator: Reynolds, Siân
ISBN:978-1-906694-58-6
Publication Date:Dec 2010
Publisher:Quercus
Imprint:MacLehose Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

A scholarly and amusing, short and eclectic history about books, book collectors and book lovers that will delight common readers and literary editors alike.

Book Details
Pages:156
Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / Books
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.7 x 19.3 x 1.6 cm
Book Weight:0.254 Kilograms
Author Biography
Bonnet, Jacques (Author)
James Arnold Horowitz (June 10, 1925 - June 19, 2015), better known as James Salter, his pen name and later-adopted legal name, was an American novelist and short-story writer. Originally a career officer and pilot in the United States Air Force, he resigned from the military in 1957 following the successful publication of his first novel, The Hunters.

Salter published a collection of short stories, Dusk and Other Stories in 1988. The collection received the PEN/Faulkner Award, and one of its stories ("Twenty Minutes") became the basis for the 1996 film, Boys. He was elected to The American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2000. In 2012, PEN/Faulkner Foundation selected him for the 25th PEN/Malamud Award.

Salter Died on June 19, 2015. He was 90.

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