Author JD Salinger reads from his novel "The Catcher in the Rye" on Nov. 20, 1952, in Brooklyn, NY. (San Diego Historical Society / Getty Images)
Argentinian novelist Julio Cortazar with an Olympia Traveller typewriter.
Instrucciones para leer Rayuela, de Julio Cortázar.
The CATCHER In The RYE J.D. Salinger // quote by EndQuoteArt
"The Catcher in the Rye" J.D. Salinger. Illustration by M.S. Corley.
HISTORICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL: Holden Caulfield's dream is to save kids from the harsh, corrupt adult world he was prematurely thrown into. The novel centers itself around the negatives of society, i.e. prostitution, alcoholism, greed, etc