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J.D. Salinger (1919–2010)


U.S. writer whose novel "The Catcher in the Rye" (1951) won critical acclaim and devoted admirers, especially among the post-World War II generation of college students. His entire corpus of published works consists of that one novel and 13 short stories, all originally written in the period 1948-59. Salinger was the son of a Jewish father and a ... See full bio »

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 2014 Divan dan za bananaribe (Short) (short story)
 2002 Un día perfecto para el pez plátano (Short) (story)
 2001 The Catcher (Short) (original author)
 1995 Pari (novel "Franny and Zooey" - unauthorized adaptation)
 1993 Malena (Short) (story)
 1984 Fragmento (Short) (novel)
 1949 My Foolish Heart (story "Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut")
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 2007 Above Ground (Short) (inspired by)
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 2009 Someone's Knocking at the Door (special thanks)
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 2013 Salinger (Documentary)
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 1999 J D Salinger Doesn't Want to Talk (TV Movie)
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Book: "Nine Stories" See more »

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2 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 15 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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I'm quite illiterate, but I read a lot. See more »

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Mark David Chapman was obsessed with "Catcher in the Rye" and was found calmly reading the book when he was arrested for the murder of John Lennon, lead singer of The Beatles. See more »

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Reclusive personality. See more »

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