Released on 28 August 2014.

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Burning the Days

4.07 based on 533 ratings & 56 reviews on Goodreads.com

Synopsis

This is the brilliant memoir of a man who starts out in Manhattan and comes of age in the skies over Korea, before emerging as one of America's finest authors in the New York of the 1960s.
Burning the Days showcases James Salter's uniquely beautiful style with some of the most evocative pages about flying ever written, together with portraits of the actors, directors and authors who later influenced him. It is an unforgettable book about passion, ambition and what it means to live and to write.

In the media

[His] account of air combat in Korea . . . stands as a masterpiece of battle writing in this century . . . His prose is in flight
Los Angeles Times Book Review
Wonderful
Daily Telegraph
Every sentence is fantastic
Observer