|Catcher in the Rye, the (1951) [Novel]|
by J. D. Salinger
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Famed for its controversy. It was banned shortly after it was first published in the USA. The book tells a story of Holden Caulfield, a 16-year-old prep school student who has failed out of school two weeks before Christmas. Several days before he's expected home for Christmas vacation, he leaves school planning to spend some time on his own in New York City, where he lives.
Original title: The Catcher in the Rye
Quotes: 3 (show them)
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Youth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)
- Dedication: "To My Mother"