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J.D. Salinger, R.I.P.

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2:05 PM, Jan 28, 2010 • By RACHEL ABRAMS
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J.D. Salinger, R.I.P.

J.D. Salinger

The hermit whose Catcher in the Rye was the Bible for generations of miserable, disaffected teenagers—especially boys—has died in his self-imposed New Hampshire isolation at the age of 91. Are we going to see another round of dirty-laundry airing from Joyce Maynard, who had an affair with the 53-year-old Salinger when she was an 18-year-old girl who looked a lot like a 12-year-old boy—and later wrote all about it? Just wondering. 

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