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J.D. Salinger : a life / Kenneth Slawenski.

Slawenski, Kenneth, (author.). Dietz, Norman, (narrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9781452621524 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1452621527 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (1140 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Norman Dietz.
Summary, etc.:
Kenneth Slawenski explores Salinger's privileged youth, long obscured by misrepresentation and rumor, revealing the brilliant, sarcastic, vulnerable son of a disapproving father and doting mother and his entrance into a social world where Gloria Vanderbilt dismissively referred to him as 'a Jewish boy from New York.' Here too are accounts of Salinger's first broken heart, and the devastating World War II service of which he never spoke, and which haunted him forever.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.

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