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Sixty-two years ago this week on July 16, a novel about a boy rambling through Manhattan after being booted from prep school — penned by a little-known writer — first appeared on bookstore shelves. Today, you know this book as ' The Catcher in the Rye ,' a major 20th-century classic, a story that has been translated into almost all the world's major languages and has found recognition among all of them. Here, to mark the 52nd anniversary of 'Catcher,' are 10 memorable lines from its pages. July 17, He was also the nicest, in lots of ways. He never got mad at anybody.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. The thing that was descriptive about it though, was that he had poems written all over the fingers and the pocket and everywhere. In green ink. He wrote them on it so that he'd have something to read when he was in the field and nobody was up to bat.