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J D Salinger

J. D. Salinger was born in 1919 and died in January 2010. He grew up in New York City and wrote short stories from an early age, but his breakthrough came in 1948 with the publication in the New Yorker of 'A Perfect Day for Bananafish'. The Catcher in the Rye was his first and only novel, published in 1951. It remains one of the most translated, taught and reprinted texts, and has sold over 65 million copies worldwide. He went on to write three further, critically acclaimed, best-selling works...See more

Personality Profile For J D Salinger

J D Salinger

The following is a personality profile of J D Salinger based on his work.

J D Salinger is boisterous, social and can be perceived as dependent.

He is intermittent, he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. He is content as well: he is content with his level of accomplishment and does not feel the need to set ambitious goals. But, J D Salinger is also assertive: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.


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