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J.D. Salinger Biography J. D. Salinger was so reclusive and so protective of his privacy that it's a miracle we know anything about him. And yet, we do. Check out this Shmoop bio to learn more about the man who probably would have greeted you with a shotgun had you ever tried to visit him.
Culture in the 1950s Ah, the 50s. The decade that gave us the H-bomb and the polio vaccine; the decade that put Elvis Presley on TV and TVs in ninety percent of our living rooms; the decade that—actually, why don't you just check out this link?