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March 1, 2010

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March eBook of the Month: J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

Edited by Harold Bloom
Chelsea House Publishers, 2009

The Catcher in the Rye is one of the most popular and influential coming-of-age novels ever written, and its 17-year-old protagonist, Holden Caulfield, has become an icon of teen angst. The full-length essays in the March eBook of the Month provide a critical look at this classic by J.D. Salinger.

Edited by master scholar and Yale University Professor Harold Bloom, this comprehensive study guide presents a selection of the best current criticism and includes:

• Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism
• Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and a bibliography
• Introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

The March eBook of the Month is provided through Chelsea House Publishing. Don’t miss the opportunity to share this concise and motivating self-help guide. This ebook will be available with free, unlimited access March 1-31, 2010.

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