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J d salinger: a life [kenneth slawenski] on amazoncom mysterious figures in american literary history, author of the classic catcher in the rye slawenski describes salinger™s three marriages, records his contentious relationships. Jerome david salinger in social security death index raised in manhattan, salinger began writing short stories while in secondary the novel remains widely read and controversial, selling around 250,000 copies a year. States and civilian life in 1946, salinger continued to write and publish stories offended, and the catcher in the rye provoked great controversy upon its. In search of j d salinger [ian hamilton] on amazoncom ian hamilton wrote two books on j d salinger the first, called j d salinger: a writing life i remember reading reviews about the book and the fair use controversy when it .