Studies in J.D. Salinger reviews, essays, and critiques of The Catcher in the rye and other fiction

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Published by Odyssey Press in New York .

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  • Salinger, J. D. -- 1919-

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-266).

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Statementedited by Marvin Laser and Norman Fruman.
ContributionsLaser, Marvin., Fruman, Norman.
LC ClassificationsPS3537 A426Z737
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL17506083M

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