6/10/1925 - 6/19/2015
Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James Salter
NEW YORK (AP) — James Salter, the prize-winning author acclaimed for his sophisticated, granular prose and sobering insights in "Light Years," ''A Sport and a Pastime" and other fiction, has died at age 90.
Salter, who had been in good health, collapsed and died Friday while at a gym in Sag Harbor, his wife, Kay Eldredge, told The Associated Press. The cause of his death was not immediately known.
Salter, a lifelong brooder about impermanence and mortality, was the kind of writer...