I Love J D Salinger

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    American Author

    Obviously the book Catcher in the Rye but his Franny and Zooey are good too. I've heard some of his books have been banned. Why?
    AtomicWater AtomicWater
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2010

    Fascinating Short Story Writer

    I was fortunate to be in a luxurious bookshop and perusing through the volumes I discovered Franny and Zoey.  A slim volume of must read stories which I nearly completed during my lunch break.  The writing was fresh and inspiring, and I descended into the Salinger world...
    jophene jophene
    36-40, F
    Jul 31, 2009

    The Theme of "Phoney" Examined

    In all his novels seems obsessed with the theme of "phoney" the American society promotes or any other society.  The individual versus conformity. I welcome his novel Catcher in the Rye because it explores the pressures of parents and society, and is that tale of...
    jophene jophene
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2009

    I Love Jd Salinger

    i think jd salinger is a great writer.i have had the catcher in the rye since 1982,when i did the school play for it.that story really touched me,i though i was the only person in the world having troubles at the time,i understood holden straight away,i felt i was him.its still...
    clayantony clayantony
    41-45, M
    Nov 29, 2009

    Fascinating Short Story Writer

    I was fortunate to be in a luxurious bookshop and perusing through the volumes I discovered Franny and Zoey.  A slim volume of must read stories which I nearly completed during my lunch break.  The writing was fresh and inspiring, and I descended into the Salinger world...
    jophene jophene
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

    A Paper

    I have to write a short paper on him due next week. I think it is just about his life and books so it should be easy to the max. I also have an advantage over almost everyone else in the class.. i have known of him for years and years. This should be an easy paper... if i can...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 8, 2008

    My Hero

    To say you've read all of Salinger's books is not as outrageous as it sounds. As far as I know, there were only four "books" and I own them, and have read them. It was Mr. Arrington who got me started back in 7th grade. Apparently he recognized some latent creativity in the book...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater
    51-55, M
    Feb 15, 2012
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