Damn dude, thatís a lotta books. I recently read King of the Hill by A E Hotchner.
It was autobiographical about one summer in the authorís childhood during the depression. Itís set in STL, so it might be of interest to folks here. Itís at times heartbreaking but also somewhat inspiring the stuff this kid goes through, but managed to come out and be a (presumably) successful author later in life. The guy ended up being friends with Paul Newman and IIRC co-founded Newmanís Own.
I also read a book called Bless the Beasts and Children which was a better Catcher in the Rye IMO, but only because itís about a group of rich kids that get sent to a summer camp. And these kids arenít total knobs like Holden.
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