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J D Salinger

J D Salinger

(1919 – 2010)

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J D Salinger

J D Salinger
(1919 – 2010)

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J D Salinger

(1919 – 2010)
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This is a tribute to J D Salinger. Jerome David "J. D." Salinger 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 last interview in 1980.
Raised in Manhattan, J.D. Salinger began writing short stories while in secondary school, and published several stories in the early 1940s before serving in World War II. In 1948 he published the critically acclaimed story "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" in The New Yorker magazine, which became home to much of his subsequent work. In 1951 J.D. Salinger released his novel The Catcher in the Rye, an immediate popular success. His depiction of adolescent alienation
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and loss of innocence in the protagonist Holden Caulfield was influential, especially among adolescent readers. The novel remains widely read and controversial, selling around 250,000 copies a year.
J.D. Salinger passed away of natural causes on January 27th, 2010, at his home in Cornish, New Hampshire. This is an online memorial in memory of J.D. Salinger, his life and his works. May he rest in peace.
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J D Salinger

This is a tribute to J D Salinger. Jerome David "J. D." Salinger 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 last interview in 1980.
Raised in Manhattan, J.D. Salinger began writing short stories while in secondary school, and published several stories in the early 1940s before serving in World War II. In 1948 he published the critically acclaimed story "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" in The New Yorker magazine, which became home to much of his subsequent work. In 1951 J.D. Salinger released his novel The Catcher in the Rye, an immediate popular success. His depiction of adolescent alienation...

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