Holden Caulfield in Winter Manhattan

by Jennifer Ciotta,

Holden Caulfield generates so much inspirational buzz, he needs no introduction.  This immortal character, star of The Catcher in the Rye written by J.D. Salinger, continues to flourish among high school students across the country.

Every year adolescents discover the cynicism and intelligence of Holden, a large feat from once being one of the most banned books in the United States.  The Catcher in the Rye has come a long way from being dismissed for its 252 goddamns.  Instead, it encompasses a new spirit, one of literary genius, but also of place.  Throughout the boo...

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