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Johansson first encountered the novel's Holden Caulfield as a preteen. "There was a searching quality about him that affected me," she says.
sweet after years of marriage?" — Yvonne Murphy Newmarket, Ontario "Holden Caulfield. When I first read The Catcher in the Rye , I was shy and kept my feelings to myself, so I wanted to be more like Holden—up-front about how I felt
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