04/13/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

J.D. Salinger Letters Go Public, Revealing Details Of His Life And Writing

The letters, a total of 11, were written between 1951 and 1993, from one buddy, or "Buddyroo," to another. In sharp and familiar prose, laced with humor and biting wit, the writer gives an intimate peek into his life and thoughts at precise moments in time. Read so many years later, they are filled with surprises.

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