Raise high the roof beam, carpenters: and, Seymour : an introduction
1st Back Bay pbk. ed.
The last book-length work of fiction by J. D. Salinger published in his lifetime collects two novellas about "one of the liveliest, funniest, most fully realized families in all fiction" ( New York Times ). These two novellas, set seventeen years apart, are both concerned with Seymour Glass--the eldest son of J. D. Salinger's fictional Glass family--as recalled by his closest brother, Buddy. "He was a great many things to a great many people while he lived, and virtually all things to his brothers and sisters in our somewhat outsized family. Surely he was all real things to us: our blue-striped unicorn, our double-lensed burning glass, our consultant genius, our portable conscience, our supercargo, and our one full poet..."
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|Grouping Title||raise high the roof beam carpenters and seymour an introduction|
|Grouping Author||salinger j d|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-07-03 04:19:00AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-07-10 04:36:51AM|
|auth_author2||Salinger, J. D. 1919-2010.|
|author||Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010.|
|author2-role||Salinger, J. D.1919-2010.Seymour.|
|author_display||Salinger, J. D|
|local_callnumber_santafe||Fiction Salinger, J|
|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
|subject_facet||Manners and customs -- Fiction|
|title_display||Raise high the roof beam, carpenters ; : and, Seymour : an introduction|
|title_full||Raise high the roof beam, carpenters ; and, Seymour : an introduction / J.D. Salinger|
|title_short||Raise high the roof beam, carpenters|
|title_sub||and, Seymour : an introduction|
|topic_facet||Manners and customs|