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Raise high the roof beam, carpenters ; and, Seymour : an introduction

Author: J D Salinger
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two long short stories first published in the "New Yorker" in the 1950s, "Raise High the Roof Beam", "Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction" are each narrated by writer Buddy Glass, a character often said to be a portrait of the author himself. Both are stream of consciousness narratives, focusing on the life of Seymour, the eldest Glass brother and exploring the brothers' quest for enlightenment. In the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J D Salinger
ISBN: 9780316769570 9780140022643 0241950465 9780316769518 0316769576 0140022643 9780241950463 0316769517 9780140237511 0140237518
OCLC Number: 11842440
Notes: The first of these two stories was originally published in the New Yorker in 1955. The second was originally published in 1959 in the same magazine.
Description: 248 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: SEYMOUR AN INTRODUCTION RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM/ SALINGER, J. D. --
RAISE HIGH THE ROOF BEAM CARPENTERS AND SEYMOUR/ SALINGER, J. D.
Other Titles: Raise high the roof beam, carpenters.
Seymour.
Raise high the roof beam, carpenters
Responsibility: J.D. Salinger.

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Contains two stories, focusing on the life of Seymour, the eldest Glass brother and exploring the brothers' quest for enlightenment.  Read more...

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