Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction

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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.

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User Review  - katie1802 - LibraryThing

I consider myself to be a fairly big Salinger fan. Franny and Zooey is my favourite and based on the first story here, this would have been a good contender, but Seymour:An Introduction, really let it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tatiana - Goodreads

Okay. So i was on the subway coming home from work, reading 'nine stories', specifically 'esme', and i started thinking about what to say here. because i couldn't quite articulate what makes this ... Read full review

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