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J.D. Salinger was overwhelmed by fame, and after Catcher in the Rye was published, he made like Holden Caulfield and "beat a fast exit out of New York City," says the co-author of a new Salinger biography. Amy Sancetta/AP hide caption

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The Private War Of J.D. Salinger

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