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J D Salinger was born in 1919. He grew up in New York City, and wrote short stories from an early age, but his breakthrough came in 1948 with the publication in The New Yorker of 'A Perfect Day for Bananafish'. The Catcher in the Rye was his first and only novel, published in 1951. It remains one of the most translated, taught and reprinted texts, and has sold some 65 million copies. It was followed by three other books of short stories and novellas, the most recent of which was published in 1963. He died in January 2010.

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Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger
Franny and Zooey
J. D. Salinger
August 2013 Guest Editor Catherine Alliott on J.D. Salinger... I still return to JD Salinger's Franny and Zooey when I'm in need of reminding how brilliant writing can be. A novella in two parts, it documents a crisis undergone...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/03/2010

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