The Catcher in the Rye audiobook is about loneliness, sadness, and salvation. The Catcher in the Rye audiobook follows Holden Caulfield, the narrator, who failed the majority of his classes at Pencey Prep and was expelled. Stradlater, Holden’s roommate, has asked him to write an essay for him so that he may go on a date with Jane Gallagher, with whom Holden had fallen in love. Holden composes an essay on his brother Allie’s baseball glove. Allie had died of leukaemia a few years before. The essay does not appeal to Stradlater and he refuses to acknowledge whether or not he had a relationship with Jane.
In The Catcher in the Rye audiobook, Holden heartbroken heads to New York City. He rents a hotel room. He arranges for a prostitute named Sunny to visit his room, but when she comes, he feels uneasy and tells her that all he wants to do is chat with her.
In The Catcher in the Rye audiobook free, Holden was drunk the next day and breaks into his family’s apartment. He converses with his younger sister, Phoebe, whom he adores and considers to be pure. He tells Phoebe that he fantasises about being the “catcher in the rye,” catching youngsters who fall from a precipice while playing. When his parents return home, Holden departs and visits the home of his former teacher, Mr Antolini, where he sleeps. Mr Antolini is caressing his head when he wakes up, Holden became agitated and departs. Holden takes Phoebe to the zoo the next day and sees her ride the carousel, his first real feeling of delight in the narrative. In conclusion, Holden ends The Catcher in the Rye audiobook free by noting that he became “sick” and would be starting a new school in the fall.
J.D. Salinger wrote The Catcher in the Rye audiobook.
Jerome David Salinger was born on January 1, 1919. He was a famous American novelist best known for his 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye. Before the book’s release, Salinger wrote numerous short stories in Story magazine and participated in World War II. His critically regarded tale “A Perfect Day for Bananafish” published in The New Yorker in 1948, which also featured most of his later writing.
The Catcher in the Rye was an instant success. The protagonist Holden Caulfield’s portrayal of teenage alienation and loss of innocence by J.D. Salinger proved significant, particularly among adolescent readers. Salinger went into seclusion and published less regularly. Following Catcher, he released a short storey collection, Nine Stories, in 1953, Franny and Zooey in 1961, a volume combining a novella and a short story, and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction in 1963.
Salinger went to public schools on Manhattan’s West Side. The family relocated to Park Avenue in 1932, and Salinger attended the McBurney School, a local elite school. He oversaw the fencing squad at McBurney, wrote for the school newspaper, and performed in plays. “He has a natural gift for drama,” he said. After that, his parents enrolled him at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pennsylvania. “Under the covers at night, with a flashlight,” Salinger began composing stories. He worked as the literary editor of the Crossed Sabres yearbook. Salinger went to Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and published a movie review column entitled “skipped diploma.”
On January 27, 2010, Salinger died of natural causes at his home in New Hampshire. He was 91 years old.
The narrator of The Catcher in the Rye audiobook is Matthew Pilch. Other audiobooks that Matthew Pilch has also narrated are The Upper Room, The Well-Watered Life, and Preemptive.
The length of The Catcher in the Rye audiobook is 45 minutes.
Save Time Summaries published The Catcher in the Rye audiobook on 03/19/14.