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Dream Catcher: A Memoir
Margaret Salinger's autobiographical memoir reveals what was like to grow up in a dysfunctional family headed by a man who was a legend. She talks about J. D.'s service in World War II his marriage to her British born mother, and his escape to Cornish, NH, but most of th book is devoted to her own life, her relations to her parents and the effects of these relations on the rest of her life. As a young child she was the apple of her father's eye, but as...
Margaret A. Salinger divulges the secret eccentricities of her famous father, J.D. Salinger, author of The Catcher in the Rye. The book is a tell-all novel that starts with J.D. Salinger's meeting of the author's mother, and the series of events that took place in the author's life. The novel begins with a tone of almost reverence for her father, with little snatches of confusion over her father's strange quirks. These quirks soon become sources of ex...
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