Catcher In The Rye By J. D. Salinger

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Salinger The Great Is J.D Salinger possibly the best author to come out of the Beat Generation? The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger was one of the most famous book in the early 1950’s when it came out. (Need help on intro paragraph) Jerome David Salinger, also known as J.D Salinger was an American born author, born on January 1, 1919 in Manhattan, New York. He later died of natural causes on January 29, 2010 in Cornish, New Hampshire. He was the second child and only boy of Miriam Jillich Salinger, an Irish woman, and Sol Salinger, a Jewish father. From day one, he was given the nickname Sonny. He was raised in a Jewish household, but his parents weren’t very religious. Salinger attended McBurney High School in the Upper West …show more content…
But while an instant hit with many. Who relates to its tale of adolescent angst and adult hypocrisy, it was met with an alarm in other quarters. Some school boards made it required reading. Other band it amid protests from parents over swearing—including the frequent use of “goddam”” (Washington 1)
The feedback of the book was so amazing many people loved a few that totally disliked it. His book was praised and loved by many. There were only a few like reviewer named Anne L. Goodman said
“The book as a whole disappointing, and not merely because it is a reworking of a theme that one begins to suspect must obsess the author. Holden Caulfield, the main character who tells his own story, is an extraordinary portrait, but there is too much of him” (Jelly

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