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J.D. Salinger

28 Ratings: 3.1
An American author.

Jerome David "J. D." Salinger (January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American author, best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, as well as his reclusive nature. His last original published work was in 1965; he gave his … see full wiki

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5 reviews about J.D. Salinger
review by . January 31, 2010
"Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody's around — nobody big, I mean — except me. And I'm standing on the edge of some crazy cliff. What I have to do, I have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff — I mean if they're running and they don't look where they're going I have to come out from somewhere and catch them. That's all I'd do all day. I'd just be the catcher …
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
Boy do I love Salinger.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
great author
Quick Tip by . January 28, 2010
R.I.P. J.D. Salinger. Thank you for all your great contributions to the literary world.
review by . December 05, 2008
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The Cather in the Rye is perfectly fine. A great book, actually -- pretty spectacular. However, my love for Salinger stems from one thing and it's the Glass family, the remarkably dysfunctional and quirky family that is the center of much of Salinger's work. In fact, it's said that one of these fictional characters, "Buddy" is actually the author of Cather in the Rye.    New to the Glass Family works? Start with Franny and Zooey. It's  a short, fun read that will seem shockingly …
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