As Sadwith knocked on the door, several yapping dogs emerged, followed by Salinger himself. As Sadwith recalls it, he was helming the 1988 miniseries “Baby M” when Matt’s agent submitted him for a part.“I thought, ‘God, I can cast Matthew Salinger and we can become friends! At six feet, two-and-a-half inches, he is tall for his age and already has some gray hair - though he himself admits that he acts more like a 13-year-old than an adult. One of his most striking qualities is his powerful revulsion for all things "phony".
; January 1, 1919 – January 27, 2010) was an American writer who is known for his widely-read novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Following his early success publishing short stories and The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger led a very private life for more than a half-century.
Father is a successful corporate attorney whom Holden describes as "touchy" and his mother is a homemaker whom he describes as "nervous" and "hysterical." Substance Use: Holden admits to being a heavy smoker.
Prior to intake, he had an episode where he became severely intoxicated from drinking scotch.
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