Presentation on theme: "J.D Salinger By: Cheryl and Ryan Wood. Biography Born January 1, 1919 in New York Died January 27, 2010 in Cornish, New Hampshire (91 years old) Jerome."— Presentation transcript:
Biography Born January 1, 1919 in New York Died January 27, 2010 in Cornish, New Hampshire (91 years old) Jerome David Salinger is his full name One brother Father owned a ham and cheese import business Didn’t find out his mother wasn’t Jewish until his 14 th birthday
Education Attended McBurney School, until he was kicked out Attended Valley Forge Military Academy After military school, he attended New York University His father shipped him overseas to learn about business Attended Ursnis College, then took night classes at Columbia University
Work Life Wrote books throughout college and army Drafted into the army in 1942 Had nervous breakdowns after his army stint ended
Writing Writing style is brutally honest Most famous book “Catcher in the Rye” “Franny and Zooey” characters based off of his wife and brother “Catcher in the Rye” has been cited several times as reasons for killing people, most famously, John Lennon, and Ronald Regan He kept many manuscripts in a safe At least 5 unpublished works to come out between 2015-2020
Love Life Met wife German Sylvia in the hospital. Divorced after 8 months Married again in 1955 to Claire Douglas Together for about 12 years Had two kids, Margaret and Matthew 6 Years later dated a college freshman
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