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J. D. Salinger

Born: 1919-01-01 - Died: 2010-01-27
Cause of Death:
Natural Causes

Death Summary: J.D. Salinger died at his home in Cornish, New Hampshire of natural causes on January 27, 2010.

Who was J. D. Salinger : Salinger was a beloved American author who is best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye. He is also remembered for his reclusive lifestyle, he published his last work in 1965 and gave his last public interview in 1980.

The success of Catcher In The Rye let to loads of public attention as well as scrutiny. The rush of stardom was too much for Salinger; he fell into a reclusive lifestyle only publishing new works sporadically.

In June 2009 Salinger made worldwide news by filing a lawsuit against another writer. Salinger was alleging that the author was trying to infringe upon one of his characters from Catcher in the Rye.
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  1. powder my flower Says:

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  3. Fred King Says:

    I was give the task to read “Catcher in the Rye” I had never heard of it (I guess I was raised in a vacuum). After reading this book I realized what really good writing is all about. I thank Mr. Salinger for his book I only wished I had done this before he passed on.

  4. Fred King Says:

    Please excuse the wrong e-mail I want to correct this error. Fred King. Thank you Mr. Salinger

  5. Kaytlin Rose Says:

    His works are excellent. What he stood for, even more brilliant.

  6. ki Says:

    I read tcatcher in the rye at 12, then again now at thirteen. I was mesmerized and read all of his other works but am waiting on his 9 short stories at the library.

  7. Cindy Says:

    I loved that book: Catcher in the Rye- i didn’t read it till i was grown- for lots of folks was required reading (in school)

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