The Catcher in the Rye


The Catcher in the Rye


About the book:

The Catcher in the Rye eBook

Author: J.D. Salinger

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Publish date: (May 1, 1991)

ISBN-10: 7543321726

ISBN-13: 978-7543321724

Pages: 272 pages

Language: English

Genres: Teen & Young Adult Classic Literature


The “brilliant, funny, meaningful novel” (The New Yorker) that established J. D. Salinger as a leading voice in American literature–and that has instilled in millions of readers around the world a lifelong love of books.

“If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don’t feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.”

The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caufield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days.

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