The legendary author of The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger, has died at age 91 at his home in New Hampshire.
The reclusive novelist died of natural causes, his son said in a statement released by his literary agent.
The Catcher In The Rye, first published in 1951, is a tale of teenage angst. It has become one of the most influential American novels of the modern era.
The son of a Jewish businessman and Scots-Irish mother, Jerome David Salinger grew up in uptown Manhattan.
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