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The catcher in the rye / J.D. Salinger.

By: Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Penguin, 2010Copyright date: ©1951Description: 228 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780241950432 (paperback).Subject(s): Caulfield, Holden (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Runaway teenagers -- Fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- FictionDDC classification: 813.54 Summary: Disgusted with the phoniness of adults and expelled from school, sixteen year old Holden Caulfield decides to spend three days alone in New York City instead of going home. He gives a sensitive and frank account of the mental turmoil and disillusionment he undergoes.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Sunshine Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T SALI Issued 26/11/2019 IA0558954
Junior St Albans Library
Teenage Fiction T SALI On reserve IA0558961 1
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Classics Collection
Fiction SALI Available IA1550375
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First published in serial form in the USA 1945-6.

First published in book form in the USA 1951.

Disgusted with the phoniness of adults and expelled from school, sixteen year old Holden Caulfield decides to spend three days alone in New York City instead of going home. He gives a sensitive and frank account of the mental turmoil and disillusionment he undergoes.

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The story of three days and nights spent in New York City by Holden Caulfield, a sensitive, intelligent 16-year-old, who confronts the ``phony'' values of the adult world.

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