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Catcher in the Rye

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ISBN-10: 0316769487

ISBN-13: 9780316769488

Edition: 1951 (Reprint)

Authors: J. D. Salinger

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List price: $8.99
Copyright year: 1951
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 5/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

J. D. Salinger was born in New York City on January 1, 1919. He attended Manhattan public schools, Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania, and three colleges, but received no degrees. He was from an upper class Jewish family and they lived on the upper west side of Manhattan on Park Avenue. Salinger joined the U. S. Army in 1942 and fought in the D-Day invasion at Normandy as well as the Battle of the Bulge, but suffered a nervous breakdown due to all he had seen and experienced in the war and checked himself into an Army hospital in Germany in 1945. In December 1945, his short story I'm Crazy was published in Collier's. In 1947, his short story A Perfect Day for Bananafish was…