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Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger 1951 1st / 1st printing Rare
Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger 1951 1st / 1st printing Rare The Catcher in the Rye By J.D. Salinger Published by: Little, Brown, and Company Printed in: 1951 Pages: 277 ----- Features ----- - Original Black Boards - First edition, First printing Condition This book is a First edition, First printing. This book is in good condition. There is some wear to the top of the spine. The lettering to the spine is faded. There is some yellowing to the endpapers and no signatures, bookplate, or markings of any other kind. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. This is a rare First edition of a Salinger's classic that's a rare find in any condition. Synopsis Written in the first person, The Catcher in the Rye follows Holden's experiences in New York City in the days following his expulsion from Pencey Prep, a college preparatory school. Holden spends a total of two days in the city, characterized largely by drunkenness and loneliness. It is clear to the reader, if not to Holden, that the teenager is afraid and nervous about the process of change and growing up. These concerns may largely have stemmed from the death of his brother, Allie. Eventually, he sneaks into his parents' apartment to visit his younger sister Phoebe, who is nearly the only person with whom he seems to be able to communicate. Holden shares a fantasy he has been thinking about; he pictures himself as the sole guardian of several children playing a game of ball in a huge rye field on the edge of a cliff. His job is to catch the children if they wander close to the brink, to be a "catcher in the rye". As Holden … [Click Below for Full Description]
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