Holden begins his story at Pencey Preparatory, an exclusive private school (fictional, though based on Salinger's own experience at Valley Forge Military Academy) in Agerstown, Pennsylvania, on the Saturday afternoon of the traditional football game with rival school Saxon Hall. Holden ends up missi
Author J. D. Salinger
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Published Date 2015-08-23
ISBN 1517020131 9781517020132
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