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9 edition of Solo faces found in the catalog.

Solo faces

a novel

by James Salter

  • 361 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by North Point Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alps, French (France),
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering -- Fiction,
    • Americans -- France -- Fiction,
    • Alps, French (France) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Salter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.A4622 S58 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2416435M
      ISBN 100865473218
      LC Control Number87082585

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" Solo Faces contrasts a devotion to mountain climbing with the earthbound tugs of love and ordinary life A beautifully composed book that will remind readers of Camus and Saint-Exupery. It exemplifies the purity it describes."--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post/5(64). But "Solo Faces" is really an exceptional book as welland about mountain climbing, no less, which doesn't receive a whole lot of attention in the literary canon.

In the way it describes the mountains themselves, it somehow also captures the This is another one of those books that gets overlooked because of the author's other works.4/5. Solo Faces exposes the obsession that draws climbers away from civilization to test themselves against the most intimidating and inaccessible mountains in the world.

James Salter's novel captures the adventure of Gary, a roofer of churches, who feels restrained by conventions and flat ground. James Salter: Solo Faces Vernon Rand (though we do not learn his first name till Solo faces book over half way through the book) is working as Solo faces book roofer in California.

(A breed of aimless wanderers can be found in California, working as mason’s helpers, carpenters, parking cars. They somehow keep a certain dignity, they are surprisingly unashamed.

SOLO FACES by JAMES SALTER [, pages] This novel is story of protagonist Vern Rand, an extraordinary rock climber, a hero, a wanderer and a legend. The story starts out with Rand in California where he is laying low. One day, he hears the siren call of the big mountains and moves to the mountain town of Chamonix, France.

SOLO FACES. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON But then Rand makes a marvelous solo climb, capped by a rescue of two Italian climbers, and becomes even more world-famous than Cabot, who is soon paralyzed by a fall--and must be forced (by Rand) out of his wheelchair.

And so it goes, with a grimly downbeat ending that nevertheless persists in. Some brief overview of this book This novel exposes the obsession that draws climbers away from civilization to test themselves against the most intimidating and inaccessible mountains in the world. James Salter captures the adventure of Gary, a roofer of churches, who feels restrained by conventions and flat ground%().

Solo Faces follows the life of a renegade climber named Rand who left his life in California in pursuit of dangerous and dazzling climbs in the Alps outside of Chamonix.

A bold adventurer and lone wanderer, Rand spends the novel pursuing audacious routes up the very mountains that flanked the valley I.

Solo Faces. Fri 5 Dec EST First published on Fri 5 Dec EST. Fighter pilot, mountaineer and all-round American man of action James Salter is one of the few writers accorded the honour of being republished as a modern classic in his own : Alfred Hickling. Create an account or log into Facebook.

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Back to Solo Faces. This book is nominally about rock climbing but, like everything that Salter writes, it's really about relationships a little about male-female ones but more deeply about male-male friendships and rivalries.

And very deeply about men's internal dialogue/5. Buy Solo Faces (Penguin Modern Classics) 01 by Salter, James, Cave, Andy (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(59). Open Road Media is releasing Sport and Solo Faces () in e-book format, so that your work “can be introduced to new generations of readers and digital audiences.” How did they decide on those two titles, and how do you feel about the selections.

Solo Faces is a novel about what all real novels are about, what it is like to be alive, if you are, when you are: brilliant, like a coin flashing as it falls from a church top.

All will fall, but not everything will shine. Daniels lives in Massachusetts. To read more essays for James Salter Month, click here. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. See actions taken by the people who manage and post ers: K.

Review: Solo Faces by James Salter James Salter is one of the few writers accorded the honour of being republished as a modern classic in his own lifetime, writes Alfred Hickling.

Maybe. It could be” – but at 83, and averaging one book a decade, ‘last’ could also mean last. Solo Faces continues Salter’s practice of writing about peculiarly male occupations: flying fighter planes, mountaineering, adultery.

However this is the polar opposite of lad lit, and his prose, although spare, is too exquisite to invite. Solo faces Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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Originally a career officer and pilot in the United States Air Force, he resigned from the military in following the successful publication of his first novel, The Hunters. After a brief career in film writing and film directing, in Salter published the novel Solo : James Arnold Horowitz, JPassaic.

lthough it uses a technical device that may not please every reader, James Salter's "Solo Faces" is on the whole a beautifully fashioned and satisfying novel. The story it tells is not so much.Create an account or log in to Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know.

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