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The Catcher in the Rye (book)

  • Type: Book
  • Length: 214 pages

Unusually brilliant novel - Nash K Burger, The New York Times, 16 July 1951

Holden Caulfield, a 16-year-old-boy with school troubles, finds he has 3 days to spend alone in New York City. The novel has been banned for many reasons, including: blasphemy, being part of a communist plot, sexual references and vulgar language. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1951/00/00 J D Salinger Author The Catcher in the Rye - published
1951/00/00 Little, Brown and Co Publisher The Catcher in the Rye - published
1960/00/00 School administrators in Tulsa, Oklahoma, fire an English teacher for assigning 'Catcher in the Rye' to his 11th-grade class. He later sued and was reinstated.
1989/08/00 Muroc Joint Unified School District in Boron, CA bans 'The Catcher in the Rye' from Boron High School due to parents concerns that the book is "blasphemous" and promotes "anti-family" values.

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Particulars for The Catcher in the Rye (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Audience Childrens
Narrative Arts Coming-of-Age Transition from youth to adulthood
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language

Original Language: English

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