J. D. Salinger

Novelist J. D. Salinger

Profession: Novelist

United States of America

Biography: The Catcher in the Rye, Nine Stories

Born: January 1, 1919
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: January 27, 2010 (aged 91)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 1955-02-17 Novelist J. D. Salinger (36) weds Claire Douglas

Historical Events

  • 1948-01-31 J. D. Salinger's short story "A Perfect Day for Banana Fish" appears in the New Yorker
  • 1951-07-16 Novel "Catcher in Rye" by J. D. Salinger published by Little Brown and Company

Quotes by J. D. Salinger

  • "All you have to do is say something nobody understands and they'll do practically anything you want them to."

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