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Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour

An Introduction

J. D. Salinger

The last book-length work of fiction by J. D. Salinger published in his lifetime collects two novellas about "one of the liveliest, funniest, most fully realized families in all fiction" (New York Times). These two novellas, set seventeen years apart, are both concerned with Seymour Glass--the eldest son of J. D. Salinger's fictional Glass famil...
Publish Date
1991
May 1
First Published in 1955
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4.11
ISBN
9780316769518
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Nov 02, 2016
I don't think there's ever been anything like these characters in American literature.      source