The Catcher in the Rye Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

J. D. Salinger

Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

New Characters
Phoebe: Holden’s younger sister

Sally Hayes: a close friend of Holden’s

Mrs. Hayes: Sally’s mother

Carl Luce: an acquaintance of Holden’s from the Whooton School

Faith Cavendish: a former stripper, who would not meet Holden for a drink

Eddie (Edmund) Birdsell: a student at Princeton who gave Faith Cavendish’s name and telephone number to Holden

Anne Louise Sherman: a girl whom Holden once dated

Summary
When the train arrives at Penn Station, Holden goes into a phone booth and considers calling his brother, his sister, Jane Gallagher’s mother, Sally Hayes, and Carl Luce. In the...

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