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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye


by J. D. Salinger

The Catcher in the Rye: “Holden” the Answers True or False

1. What does Holden’s brother D.B. do for a living? -> He’s a Hollywood writer.
2. Where did Holden attend school? -> Some unnamed military school
3. What happened to Holden’s brother Allie? -> He died of leukemia.
4. What did Allie write on his baseball glove? -> Bible verses
5. Why did Holden miss his brother’s funeral? -> He was in the hospital after breaking the garage windows with his bare hands.