Book
English

Nine stories

J.D. Salinger (author)
Title
Nine stories
Author
J.D. Salinger
Language
English
Publisher
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2010? | Other editions
198 p.
ISBN
9780316769501 (paperback)

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About J.D. Salinger

Jerome David Salinger (; January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American writer best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye. Before its publication, Salinger published several short stories in Story magazine and served in World War II. In 1948, his critically acclaimed story "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" appeared in The New Yorker, which published much of his later work.

The Catcher in the Rye was an immediate popular success. Salinger's depiction of adolescent alienation and loss of innocence in the protagonist Holden Caulfield was influential, especially among adolescent readers. The novel was widely read and controversial, and its success led to public attention and scrutiny. Salinger became reclusive, publishing less frequently. He followed Catcher with a short story collection, Nine Stories (1953); Franny and Zooey (1961), a volume containing a novella and a…Read more on Wikipedia