Jerome David Salinger (Salinger Jerom David)( American novelist.)
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Biography Jerome David Salinger (Salinger Jerom David)
(Salinger, Jerom David) (p. 1919)
Born January 1, 1919 in New York. He was educated at New York's schools, military schools and three colleges. His first story of young people (Young Folks) was published in the journal 'Story' in 1940. Eleven years later, published his only novel The Catcher in the Rye (The Catcher in the Rye, . 1951), . who met with unanimous approval of the critics and is especially popular among youngsters and students, . who see in the hero, . Holden Caulfield, . exponent of his views and attitudes,
In 1951 came a collection of nine stories (Nine Stories). At the end of 1950 Salinger published four novels, all in the magazine 'New Yorker' - Freni (Franny, 1955), Above the rafters, carpenters (Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters, 1955), Zooey (Zooey, 1957 ). In 1961, two stories appeared in book form under the name Freni and Zooey (Franny and Zooey), the other two came together in 1963. In these stories the members of highly intelligent, sophisticated, family Glass Salinger makes the conductors of their ideas - synthesis of Zen Buddhism and Christian mysticism L. Tolstoy. After 1965 Salinger stop typing and led the life of the recluse, writing only for himself and refusing to give interviews.