- J(erome) D(avid),1971–2010, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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Salinger did not always think it essential to keep his personal views to himself.
“Justice-without-mercy must easily be the bleakest, coldest, combination of words in the language,” Salinger writes.
By the time Salinger sat down to write a story titled "Mrs. Hincher," he was deeply frustrated.
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- J (erome) D (avid) 1919–2010, US writer, noted particularly for his novel of adolescence The Catcher in the Rye (1951). His first novel for 34 years, Hapworth 16, 1924 was published in 1997
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