The Catcher in the Rye

May 1, 1991|
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
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The "brilliant, funny, meaningful novel" (The New Yorker) that established J. D. Salinger as a leading voice in American literature--and that has instilled in millions of readers around the world a lifelong love of books.
"If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth."
The hero-narrator ofThe Catcher in the Ryeis an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caufield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days.
J. D. Salinger was born in New York City on January 1, 1919, and died in Cornish, New Hampshire, on January 27, 2010. His stories appeared in many magazines, most notablyThe New Yorker. Between 1951 and 1963 he produced four book-length works of fiction:The Catcher in the Rye;Nine Stories;Franny and Zooey; andRaise High the Roof Beam, ...
Title:The Catcher in the Rye
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 6.7 X 4.15 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 6.7 X 4.15 X 0.8 in
Published:May 1, 1991
Publisher:Little, Brown And Company
ISBN - 13:9780316769488

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