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J.D. Salinger was always known to have been a bit of a shut in, said to have been the Howard Hughes of authors, Salinger’s time in the lime light after writing The Catcher in the Rye was said to have been too much for him. SALINGER features interviews with 150 subjects including Salinger’s friends and colleagues who have never spoken on the record before as well as film footage, photographs and other material that has never been seen. Additionally, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Edward Norton, John Cusack, Danny DeVito, John Guare, Martin Sheen, David Milch, Robert Towne, Tom Wolfe, E.L. Doctorow, Gore Vidal and Pulitzer Prize winners A. Scott Berg and Elizabeth Frank talk about Salinger’s influence on their lives, their work and the broader culture. The interviews talk of Salinger’s time as a counter intelligence investigator in the military to his time at his secluded cabin.

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