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Holden Caufield lives in a psychiatric hospital in California While in the rest home Caufield tells the story of a four day flash back when he was in school Holdens roommate Ward Stradlater arrives to get ready for his date with Jane Gallagher a girl whom Holden knows and likes Afterward Holden and some friends go out for the night After an argument with Ward Holden decides to leave the school He goes to New York While sitting in his room he decides to call Jane Gallagher but instead calls Faith Cavendish no body answers A little later he goes down to a club but only thinks about Jane but he is only concerned with her date with Ward Holden then goes to Greenwich Village nightclub He gets back to the hotel and the elevator operator says he will get him a prostitute When the girl arrives he gets too scared and has her leave The next day he decides to get a date with Sally Hayes They go to the theater and then to the ice skating rink but while skating they get into an argument and Sally leaves He leaves and wants to go home to see his sister He finds her and wakes her up She is happy to see him but then realizes that he was probably expelled again so she doesnt talk to him Holden keeps talking to her though and she finally says What would you like to be He said I want to be the catcher in the rye They go to the zoo the next day and end up at a carousel where Phoebes anger lessens He watches his sister ride the carousel and the flash back endsIn my opinion this story did not have much of a point The only talked about a psycho who failed out of different schools because he was one It affected me in a way that I realized people on
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