Sergeant Salinger

by Jerome Charyn
Sergeant Salinger
  • ISBN-13: 9780857304711
  • Author(s): Jerome Charyn
  • Subject: Historical fiction
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: No Exit Press
  • Publication Date: 21-10-2021
  • Format: p/b

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J.D. Salinger is remembered today as a reclusive misanthrope. Jerome Charyn's Salinger is a young American WWII draftee assigned to the Counter Intelligence Corps, a band of secret soldiers who trained with the British. A rifleman and an interrogator, he witnessed all the horrors of the war - from the landing on D-Day to the first Allied entry into a Bavarian death camp, where corpses were piled like cordwood. Maladjusted to civilian life, he lived like a 'spook,' with the ghosts of the murdered inside his head, and stories to tell.
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J.D. Salinger is remembered today as a reclusive misanthrope. Jerome Charyn's Salinger is a young American WWII draftee assigned to the Counter Intelligence Corps, a band of secret soldiers who trained with the British. A rifleman and an interrogator, he witnessed all the horrors of the war - from the landing on D-Day to the first Allied entry into a Bavarian death camp, where corpses were piled like cordwood. Maladjusted to civilian life, he lived like a 'spook,' with the ghosts of the murdered inside his head, and stories to tell.

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