Holden Caulfield in NYC: An Interactive Map

Fol­low­ing J.D. Salinger’s death last week, The New York Times has cre­at­ed an inter­ac­tive map that retraces the foot­steps of Salinger’s most famous char­ac­ter, Hold­en Caulfield. The Times intro­duces the map as fol­lows:

Trace Hold­en Caulfield­’s per­am­bu­la­tions around Man­hat­tan in “The Catch­er in the Rye” to places like the Edmont Hotel, where Hold­en had an awk­ward encounter with Sun­ny the hook­er; the lake in Cen­tral Park, where he won­dered about the ducks in win­ter; and the clock at the Bilt­more, where he wait­ed for his date. Roll your mouse over each point and read about Hold­en’s expe­ri­ence there in J.D. Salinger’s words.

Note: The map comes with an accom­pa­ny­ing arti­cle that you can read here.

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