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malta blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-19-08 10:26 AM
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2. I loved the book.
I was trapped in boarding school when I read it so i could relate.
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  -Did you like the book CATCHER IN THE RYE? raccoon  Mar-19-08 10:20 AM   #0 
  - One of my favorite books of all time  bif   Mar-19-08 10:25 AM   #1 
  - me, too. One of that characters that really stand out to me is that roommate of his.  Iris   Mar-19-08 01:20 PM   #19 
  - I loved the book.  malta blue   Mar-19-08 10:26 AM   #2 
  - I didn't read it until I was in my 40s so it didn't really resonate with me.  Richardo   Mar-19-08 10:37 AM   #3 
  - LOL! "Slap Holden around a little." ( I want to find your inner child and kick its little ASS!)  alphafemale   Mar-19-08 11:25 AM   #11 
  - Yes, although it took a few readings to begin to "get it".  Peake   Mar-19-08 10:47 AM   #4 
  - I read it when I was in my teens (and voluntarily, too)... I didn't get it  LeftinOH   Mar-19-08 11:04 AM   #5 
  - I didn't like it at all.  Zavulon   Mar-19-08 11:06 AM   #6 
  - it was the first of it's kind, I think  tigereye   Mar-19-08 11:09 AM   #7 
  - I started reading it about a month ago  Inchworm   Mar-19-08 11:12 AM   #8 
  - I think it accurately nails the often bitter, somewhat scewed, viewpoint of a young teen.  alphafemale   Mar-19-08 11:19 AM   #9 
  - Not particularly.....  Bennyboy   Mar-19-08 11:23 AM   #10 
  - It was fine when I was 13 and trying to be a disaffected youth.  swag   Mar-19-08 11:28 AM   #12 
  - I took my son to a banned books reading a few years ago  tigereye   Mar-19-08 12:05 PM   #14 
  - Read it in high school, loved it.  edbermac   Mar-19-08 11:48 AM   #13 
  - Highly over-rated, sorry I wasted my time....n/t  monmouth   Mar-19-08 12:14 PM   #15 
  - Loved it from 1966 to 1972. Haven't read it since. Not sure its aged well.  triguy46   Mar-19-08 12:16 PM   #16 
  - My wife and I even quote the book  bif   Mar-19-08 12:56 PM   #17 
  - I can relate; I have always wanted to call a band "The Goddam Lunts"  mitchum   Mar-20-08 06:18 PM   #54 
  - I liked it  stuntcat   Mar-19-08 01:15 PM   #18 
  - No, I didn't really like it.  LisaM   Mar-19-08 01:23 PM   #20 
  - Damn near perfect...  Westegg   Mar-19-08 01:46 PM   #21 
  - A Fan's Notes is fantastic  bif   Mar-19-08 01:48 PM   #22 
  - Haven't read them. I should.  Westegg   Mar-19-08 01:54 PM   #23 
  - Well worth it  bif   Mar-19-08 01:56 PM   #24 
  - also Stop Time by Conroy  RainDog   Mar-19-08 01:59 PM   #26 
  - It can't end well.  Westegg   Mar-19-08 02:08 PM   #28 
  - I always pay heed to the blasphemous.  Westegg   Mar-19-08 02:08 PM   #27 
  - I also recommend them...  mitchum   Mar-21-08 07:59 AM   #55 
  - A friend of mine, who knew both Exley and Gifford, introduced them to one another...  mitchum   Mar-21-08 08:10 AM   #56 
  - Oooh, good list there Westegg. Great variation of authors, IMO!  DemoTex   Mar-19-08 09:02 PM   #47 
  - well, it's just full of a bunch of phonies...  RainDog   Mar-19-08 01:58 PM   #25 
  - Plath wrote with straight-razors dipped in mercurochrome...  Westegg   Mar-19-08 02:23 PM   #30 
  - Yes, I love that book.  geardaddy   Mar-19-08 02:14 PM   #29 
  - Didn't particularly like it...  DarkTirade   Mar-19-08 02:25 PM   #31 
  - I liked it.  otherlander   Mar-19-08 02:43 PM   #32 
  - I loved it.  tekisui   Mar-19-08 02:53 PM   #33 
  - The original Emo kid  FloridaJudy   Mar-19-08 03:01 PM   #34 
  - if i see a copy in the bookstore,i have this compulsion to buy it...  yorgatron   Mar-19-08 03:08 PM   #35 
  - Read it because it consistently shows up on these  freethought   Mar-19-08 03:15 PM   #36 
  - I read it a s a teenager and I couldn't figure out what the fuss was about.  hedgehog   Mar-19-08 04:04 PM   #37 
  - I made the mistake of reading it in my 30s.  GOPisEvil   Mar-19-08 05:28 PM   #38 
  - Hell yeah... its the teenager's Bible. n/t  taught_me_patience   Mar-19-08 07:00 PM   #39 
  - I thought it captured the voice of adolescence.....  Jade Fox   Mar-19-08 08:27 PM   #40 
  - liked it. read it when I was 13.  Tuesday Afternoon   Mar-19-08 08:28 PM   #41 
  - Of course  Generic Brad   Mar-19-08 08:38 PM   #42 
  - Loved it, but I was 17  Taverner   Mar-19-08 08:42 PM   #43 
  - I loved it when I read it.  Finnfan   Mar-19-08 08:43 PM   #44 
  - mel gibbson did  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-19-08 08:45 PM   #45 
  - Loved it. My favorite book even after my studying American and British Lit.  WinkyDink   Mar-19-08 08:56 PM   #46 
  - I was bored by it.  bob_weaver   Mar-19-08 09:34 PM   #48 
  - NO nt  yellowdogintexas   Mar-19-08 10:12 PM   #49 
  - YES nt  ellisonz   Mar-19-08 10:50 PM   #50 
  - I loved it when I read it when I was 16...  Reverend_Smitty   Mar-20-08 12:25 AM   #51 
  - I can barely remember it. But I don't think I thought it was the be all of books.  applegrove   Mar-20-08 05:41 PM   #52 
  - No. Hated it.  bigwillq   Mar-20-08 05:49 PM   #53 
  - Every time that I read it, I find Holden possibly a bit more annoying, but...  mitchum   Mar-21-08 08:12 AM   #57 
  - one of the best  mdmc   Mar-21-08 08:17 AM   #58 
  - it was OK when i read it as a teenager.  NuttyFluffers   Mar-21-08 09:05 AM   #59 
  - Loved it.  Jamastiene   Mar-21-08 09:08 AM   #60 

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