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J.D. Salinger


Hassan called driving and Lindsey called shotgun, so even though it was his car, Colin was relegated to the backseat, where he curled up against the window and read J. D. Salinger’s Seymour: An Introduction.
John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  celebrated U.S. writer best known for his novel, The Catcher in the Rye which is required reading for many students (1919-2010)
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Strongly Associated with:   The Catcher in the Rye
Notes:
Although The Catcher in the Rye is Salinger’s most celebrated book, many of his fans much prefer his writing that involves the Glass family. Franny and Zooey might be a good first book for that series of novels and short stories.
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  • Hassan called driving and Lindsey called shotgun, so even though it was his car, Colin was relegated to the backseat, where he curled up against the window and read J. D. Salinger’s Seymour: An Introduction.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Behind it was an old issue of The New Yorker magazine, dated January 31, 1948, with a paper clip marking a story, "A Perfect Day for Bananafish," by J. D. Salinger.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • (Years later I would be fascinated to discover a hero of J.D. Salinger duplicating my ceremony, but I claim priority.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • J. D. Salinger.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
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Associated words [difficulty]:   J.D. Salinger [9] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , Mark Twain [4] , Washington Irving [5] , Ernest Hemingway [6] , James Baldwin [7] , Upton Sinclair [7] , Arthur Miller [8] , F. Scott Fitzgerald [8] , Herman Melville [8] , Jack Kerouac [8] , Jack London [8] , John Steinbeck [8] , Joseph Conrad [8] , Langston Hughes [8] , Mary Shelley [8] , Nathaniel Hawthorne [8] , Ray Bradbury [8] , William Faulkner [8] , Anton Chekhov [9] , Edith Wharton [9] , James Fenimore Cooper [9] , Tennessee Williams [9] , Willa Cather [9]
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