The Catcher in the Rye is a fictional book written by J.D. Salinger that was published in 1952. It follows the journey of a boy named Holden Caulfield and focuses on the transition into adolescence. It is considered a literary classic (and is read in most High School English classes in the United States?).
Catcher in the Rye and HollywoodEdit
Just as Holden Caulfield hates the movies, Salinger despised Hollywood. He took special precautions to make sure that Hollywood could never make his masterpiece the Catcher in the Rye into a major motion picture. He feared that they woul never be able to get the movie right.