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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye


by J. D. Salinger

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching The Catcher in the Rye Teacher Pass

Teaching The Catcher in the Rye Teacher Pass includes:

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  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
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Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

Gossip Girl Producer and Tobias Wolff Consider Catcher

In this wonderful interview from NPR's "In Character" series, This Boy’s Life author, Tobias Wolff, and Gossip Girl producer, Stephanie Savage, discuss Salinger’s beloved character, Holden Caulfield.