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In Search of J. D. Salinger, A Biography

Hamilton, Ian

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ISBN 10: 0394534689 / ISBN 13: 9780394534688
Published by Random House, New York, 1988
Condition: Near Fine+ Hardcover
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1st edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on a bookplate on front end page: "All Good Wishes, Ian Hamilton". Also includes laid-in the hand-addressed envelope that author sent bookplate in from England. remainder mark on top spine corner. $17.95 price present on DJ flap; mylar protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 024991

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Title: In Search of J. D. Salinger, A Biography

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine+

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Pursuing the elusive writer in documents and interviews with friends and acquaintances, the author has pieced together an extended study of Salinger, tracing his life from Park Avenue childhood to his encounters with literary fame

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Ian Hamilton was born in 1938, in King's Lynn, Norfolk, and educated at Darlington Grammar School and Keble College, Oxford. In 1962, he founded the influential poetry magazine, the Review, and he was later editor of the New Review. He also wrote biographies and journalism, mainly about literature and football. He died in 2001.

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