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Catcher in the Rye

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Salinger, J.D.(1951)
Catcher in the Rye
Young Adult

Holden Caulfield is a sixteen year old who flunks out of yet another boarding school and spends several days wandering New York City before Christmas. Caulfield is searching for what makes him happy, and this draws in the reader because it is a search familiar to all humanity. A story of great depth and struggle that is highly recommended.

Reviewed by Emily N., Steele Creek Branch

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This is my favorite book of all times. Holden's comic cynicism and pessimism make it a fast, enjoyable, and meaningful read.
-Rachel, Matthews, NC

I love reading it. I repeat it every year during Christmas time. I used it to improve my practical English. When reading I feel like the author is right in front of me with his facial expression and all. When I feel lonely ,the book is my loyal company. I have around twenty copies of it with me to ensure easy reach and ready available at all time. Full of descriptions. The creator is a real story teller. It makes me laugh and I feel a part of the story.
-Zuis Decapo, Bakapura, Province Welessley, Penang , Malaysia

This book is quite intriguing because the author takes an interesting viewpoint as a teenagener. Holden goes through life reflecting upon the activites in his life.
-Steven, Cornelius, NC

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