The Catcher in the Rye Book

The Catcher in the Rye

  • Author : Jerome David Salinger
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:248591227

The Catcher in the Rye Excerpt :

The Catcher in the Rye Book

The Catcher in the Rye

  • Author : Jerome David Salinger
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1951
  • Genre: Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious character)
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN 10 : 0329661736

The Catcher in the Rye Excerpt :

In an effort to escape the hypocrisies of life at his boarding school, sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield seeks refuge in New York City.

The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy Book

The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy

  • Author : Keith Dromm
  • Publisher : Open Court Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812698008

The Catcher in the Rye and Philosophy Excerpt :

Collects essays that look at J.D. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" through a philosophical approach.

New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye

  • Author : Jack Salzman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 118
  • ISBN 10 : 0521377986

New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye Excerpt :

Five essays focus on various aspects of the novel from its ideology within the context of the Cold War and portrait of a particular American subculture to its account of patterns of adolescent crisis and rich and complex narrative structure.

Of Human Bondage Book
Score: 4
From 61 Ratings

Of Human Bondage

  • Author : William Somerset Maugham
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1915
  • Genre: Artists
  • Pages : 760
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951002364958P

Of Human Bondage Excerpt :

A club-footed orphan struggles for independence, his intellectual development and his attempt to become an artist.

Franny and Zooey Book
Score: 3.5
From 109 Ratings

Franny and Zooey

  • Author : J. D. Salinger
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316459990

Franny and Zooey Excerpt :

"Perhaps the best book by the foremost stylist of his generation" (New York Times), J. D. Salinger's Franny and Zooey collects two works of fiction about the Glass family originally published in The New Yorker. "Everything everybody does is so--I don't know--not wrong, or even mean, or even stupid necessarily. But just so tiny and meaningless and--sad-making. And the worst part is, if you go bohemian or something crazy like that, you're conforming just as much only in a different way." A novel in two halves, Franny and Zooey brilliantly captures the emotional strains and traumas of entering adulthood. It is a gleaming example of the wit, precision, and poignancy that have made J. D. Salinger one of America's most beloved writers.

J D  Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye Book

J D Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye

  • Author : Sarah Graham
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-06-11
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134286553

J D Salinger s The Catcher in the Rye Excerpt :

J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye (1951) is a twentieth-century classic. Despite being one of the most frequently banned books in America, generations of readers have identified with the narrator, Holden Caulfield, an angry young man who articulates the confusion, cynicism and vulnerability of adolescence with humour and sincerity. This guide to Salinger’s provocative novel offers: an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of The Catcher in the Rye a critical history, surveying the many interpretations of the text from publication to the present a selection of new critical essays on the The Catcher in the Rye, by Sally Robinson, Renee R. Curry, Denis Jonnes, Livia Hekanaho and Clive Baldwin, providing a range of perspectives on the novel and extending the coverage of key critical approaches identified in the survey section cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism suggestions for further reading. Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of The Catcher in the Rye and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Salinger’s text.

The Catcher in the Rye Book

The Catcher in the Rye

  • Author : Robert Crayola
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-03-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 1496132491

The Catcher in the Rye Excerpt :

Few novels have affected readers (especially young people) like J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author J.D. Salinger, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Catcher in the Rye, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story.

King Dork Book
Score: 3.5
From 46 Ratings

King Dork

  • Author : Frank Portman
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2008-02-12
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375890703

King Dork Excerpt :

As John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars said, “King Dork will rock your world.” The cult favorite from Frank Portman, aka Dr. Frank of the Mr. T. Experience, is a book like nothing ever done before--King Dork literally has something for everyone: At least a half-dozen mysteries, love, mistaken identity, girls, monks, books, blood, bubblegum, and rock and roll. This book is based on music--a passion most kids have--and it has original (hilarious) songs and song lyrics throughout. When Tom Henderson finds his deceased father’s copy of J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, his world is turned upside down. Suddenly high school gets more complicated: Tom (aka King Dork) is in the middle of at least half a dozen mysteries involving dead people, naked people, fake people, a secret code, girls, and rock and roll. As he goes through sophomore year, he finds clues that may very well solve the puzzle of his father’s death and—oddly—reveal the secret to attracting semi-hot girls (the secret might be being in a band, if he can find a drummer who can count to four. A brilliant story told in first person, King Dork includes a glossary and a bandography, which readers will find helpful and hilarious. Praise for King Dork: “Basically, if you are a human being with even a vague grasp of the English language, King Dork, will rock your world.”—John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars “[No account of high school] has made me laugh more than King Dork. . . . Grade A.”—Entertainment Weekly “Impossibly brilliant.”—Time “Provides a window into what it would be like if Holden Caulfield read The Catcher in the Rye.”—New York Post [STAR] “Original, heartfelt, and sparkling with wit and intelligence. This novel will linger long in readers’ memories.”—School Library Journal, Starred [STAR] “A biting and witty high-school satire.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred [STAR] “Tom’s narration is piercingly satirica

Raise High the Roof Beam  Carpenters and Seymour  An Introduction Book
Score: 3.5
From 34 Ratings

Raise High the Roof Beam Carpenters and Seymour An Introduction

  • Author : J.D. Salinger
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316460019

Raise High the Roof Beam Carpenters and Seymour An Introduction Excerpt :

The last book-length work of fiction by J. D. Salinger published in his lifetime collects two novellas about "one of the liveliest, funniest, most fully realized families in all fiction" (New York Times). These two novellas, set seventeen years apart, are both concerned with Seymour Glass--the eldest son of J. D. Salinger's fictional Glass family--as recalled by his closest brother, Buddy. "He was a great many things to a great many people while he lived, and virtually all things to his brothers and sisters in our somewhat outsized family. Surely he was all real things to us: our blue-striped unicorn, our double-lensed burning glass, our consultant genius, our portable conscience, our supercargo, and our one full poet..."

Killing Mr  Griffin Book
Score: 4
From 30 Ratings

Killing Mr Griffin

  • Author : Lois Duncan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2010-10-05
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316182645

Killing Mr Griffin Excerpt :

From beloved author Lois Duncan comes a frightening novel about a group of students who set out to teach their malicious teacher a lesson -- only to learn that one of them could be a killer. Mr. Griffin is the strictest teacher at Del Norte High, with a penchant for endless projects and humiliating students. Even straight-A student Susan can't believe how mean he is to her crush, Dave, and to the charismatic Mark Kinney. So when Dave asks Susan to help a group of students teach Mr. Griffin a lesson of their own, she goes along with them. After all, it's a harmless prank, right? But things don't go according to plan. When one "accident" leads to another and people begin to die, Susan and her friends must face the awful truth: one of them is a killer.

The Naked and the Dead Book

The Naked and the Dead

  • Author : Norman Mailer
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241340509

The Naked and the Dead Excerpt :

Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, The Naked and the Dead' is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men in battle. First published in 1949, as America was still basking in the glories of the Allied victory, it altered forever the popular perception of warfare. Focusing on the experiences of a fourteen-man platoon stationed on a Japanese-held island in the South Pacific during World War II, and written in a journalistic style, it tells the moving story of the soldiers' struggle to retain a sense of dignity amidst the horror of warfare, and to find a source of meaning in their lives amisdst the sounds and fury of battle.

A Reader s Companion to J  D  Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A Reader s Companion to J D Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye

  • Author : Peter G. Beidler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 1603810137

A Reader s Companion to J D Salinger s the Catcher in the Rye Excerpt :

Peter G. Beidler's Reader's Companion is an indispensable guide for teachers, students, and general readers who want fully to appreciate Salinger's perennial bestseller.



  • Author : James Morcan
  • Publisher : Sterling Gate Books
  • Release Date : 2016-12-22
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 0473380498


THE CATCHER IN THE RYE ENIGMA unearths the mysteries surrounding the 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger - arguably the most controversial book of all time. Nicknamed the 'Bible of teenage angst', the classic novel, which is frequently labeled immoral by different groups, has been banned in various parts of America over the decades. However, the main controversy, and indeed the most common reason for it being banned, was that it either inspired or was associated with some of the most infamous crimes of the 20th Century. These crimes include the murder of John Lennon and the attempted assassination of President Reagan. The allegation directed at Salinger is that he (and/or his publisher) craftily implanted into the book neurolinguistic passages, or coded messages, that act as post-hypnotic suggestions or mind control "triggers." In turn, these triggers enabled CIA handlers to activate Manchurian Candidates for assassinations. Some conspiracy theorists also believe the novel was part of the CIA's now mostly-declassified mind control program MK-Ultra, and that while assassins were being brainwashed they were forced to read the book over and over until it was embedded in their minds. But given that Salinger's critically acclaimed masterpiece was one of the biggest selling books of the 20th Century, are the crimes it was associated with merely happenstance? Today, if a handful of different murderers had a copy of The Da Vinci Code or a Harry Potter book, or were all fixated on a similarly popular book, would it even make the news headlines? Novelists, filmmakers and independent researchers James Morcan & Lance Morcan investigate these theories and counter arguments in THE CATCHER IN THE RYE ENIGMA - the fourth book of The Underground Knowledge Series. This balanced expose ultimately leaves it up to you, the reader, to decide whether J.D. Salinger's novel is a "Mind Control Triggering Device" or simply a "Coincidental Literary Obsession of Criminals" just