J D Salinger

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J. D. Salinger "The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it." -James Bryce* In 1945, a novel was published that would forever change the way society views itself. The book, entitled The Catcher in the Rye, would propel a man named Jerome David Salinger to fame as one of the most famous authors of the twentieth century. This same man, not ten years after the publication and …

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…Critical Survey of Short Fiction, R.E Vol. 5. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Pasedena, CA: Salem Press;1993. pp. 2038-2047. Salinger, J. D. The Catcher in the Rye. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1951 "Salinger, J. D.," Contemporary Authors Vol. 5-8. Eds. Barbara Harte, Carolyn Riley. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company; 1969. pp. 997-999 "Salinger, J. D.," Short Story Criticism Vol. 2 Ed. Sheila Fitzgerald. Detroit, Michigan: Gale; 1989. pp. 288-320 *. Assorted Quotes. http://www.quoteland.com. Visited on February 4, 2000