The Real Holden Caulfield by Michael Moats


This acclaimed essay details the real-life origins of one of literature’s most beloved characters.

“Smart, lively, and personal.” — The Second Pass

“Anyone interested in Catcher will enjoy [this].” — Reader’s Digest

Excerpts have been published at The Awl, The Rumpus, and Berfrois.

The Real Holden Caulfield has received praise and attention from The New YorkerThe Second Pass, Readers Digest, 3 Quarks Daily, BookslutBookforum, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and Andrew Sullivan’s The Dish at The Daily Beast.

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