The Catcher in the Rye

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The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger's novel set in the 1950s, told the story of  sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield. Deciding that he's had enough of Pencey,  his fourth school that he'd failed, he goes to Manhattan three days before his  scheduled return to home, not wanting to inform his parents that he'd been  expelled and sent back. He explores the city, calls up some old friends, gets  nicked by the elevator operator, and gradually becomes bitter about the world  and people. He then visited his sister Phoebe. After fleeing from the house of  Mr. Antolini, his former English teacher, because of mistaking his actions for a  homosexual overture, Holden went to Phoebe's school and sent her a note  telling her he was leaving home and to meet him at the museum. When  Phoebe arrived, Holden angrily refused her request to take her with him and  she ignored to speak to him. He then took her across the park to a carousel, 
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