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Dream Catcher A Memoir

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ISBN-10: 0671042823

ISBN-13: 9780671042820

Edition: 2001

Authors: Margaret A. Salinger

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In her much-anticipated memoir, Margaret A. Salinger writes about life with her famously reclusive father, J.D. Salinger -- offering a rare look into the man and the myth, what it is like to be his daughter, and the effect of such a charismatic figure on the girls and women closest to him. With generosity and insight, Ms. Salinger has written a book that is eloquent, spellbinding, and wise, yet at the same time retains the intimacy of a novel. Her story chronicles an almost cultlike environment of extreme isolation and early neglect interwoven with times of laughter, joy, and dazzling beauty. Ms. Salinger compassionately explores the complex dynamics of family relationships. Her story is…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Publication date: 10/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Margaret A. Salinger grew up in Cornish, N.H. She earned her B.A. from Brandeis University summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She has a graduate degree in Management Studies from Oxford University, and attended Harvard Divinity School as a Williams Scholar. She lives with her husband and son.

Introduction
A Family History: 1900-1955 "How my parents were occupied and all before they had me"
"Sometimes Thro' the Mirror Blue"
Landsman
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Detached F-a-c-u-l-t-i-e-s
We'll Bolt the Door
Reclusion
Cornish: 1955-1968
Dream Child, Real Child
Babes in the Woods
Border Crossing
Snipers
"However Innumerable Beings Are, I Vow to Save Them"
Glimpses
"There She Weaves by Night and Day"
Journey to Camelot
Boot Camp and Iced Tea
The Birds and the Bees: Hitchcock's
A Perfect Ten
Notes from the Underground
"To Sir with Love"
Safe Harbor: A Brief Interlude Between Islands
Beyond Cornish
Island Redux
Christmas
Midwinter
Springtime in Paradise: The Producers
Woodstock
Lost Moorings
Kindred Spirits
The Baby Vanishes
A Mind in Port
"Rowing in Eden"
Woman Overboard!
On and Off the Fast Track
Weaving My Own Life
Awakening
Acknowledgments