The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye

Book - 1991
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In an effort to escape the hypocrisies of life at his boarding school, sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield seeks refuge in New York City.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1991, c1951
ISBN: 9780316769174
0316769177
9780316769532
0316769533
9780316769488
0316769487
9781439576649
1439576645
Branch Call Number: CF SALINGER
Characteristics: 277 p. ; 18 cm

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J.D. Salinger wrote--a lot--but "The Catcher in the Rye" is his only novel, and in 1965 he stopped publishing all together. In 2013, a Salinger biographer wrote that five unpublished works would be released between 2015 and 2020, but several stories leaked which seems to have stopped an... Read More »

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AL_KAT Apr 26, 2017

(September 2009) Sadder than I remembered; still wonderful. How many expressions of Holden's are still used! Also--the casual storytelling tone :).


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"I swear to God, if I were a piano player or an actor or something and all those dopes thought I was terrific, I'd hate it. I wouldn't even want them to clap for me. People always clap for the wrong things. If I were a piano player, I'd play it in the goddam closet."

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