The inscription on the check, in the hand of JD, is : For Deposit Only J. Super rare signature from a reclusive individual.
This check has been authenticated and encapsulated by PSA/DNA. Jerome David Salinger (January 1, 1919 January 27, 2010) was an American writer known for his novel The Catcher in the Rye. He was raised in Manhattan and began writing short stories while in secondary school.
His father urged him to learn about the meat-importing business; he went to work in Europe but was so disgusted by the slaughterhouses that he decided to embark on a different career path. He left Austria one month before it was annexed by Nazi Germany on March 12, 1938. In 1942, he began to date Oona O'Neill, daughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill. He found her self-absorbed, yet he called her often and wrote her long letters.
Their relationship ended when Oona began seeing Charlie Chaplin, whom she eventually married. In 1948, his story " A Perfect Day For Bananafish " appeared in The New Yorker magazine, which also published much of his later work. The Catcher in the Rye was published in novel form in 1951, having been serialized earlier. Many adolescent readers appreciated his depiction of adolescent alienation and loss of innocence in protagonist Holden Caulfield. The Catcher in the Rye.
Led to public attention and scrutiny. Salinger became reclusive, publishing new work less frequently. With a short story collection, Nine Stories.(1953); a volume containing a novella and a short story, Franny and Zooey. (1961); and a volume containing two novellas, Raise High the Roof Beam. His last published work, a novella entitled Hapworth 16, 1924. Afterward, Salinger struggled with unwanted attention, including a legal battle in the 1980s with biographer Ian Hamilton. And the release in the late 1990s of memoirs written by two people close to him: Joyce Maynard.
An ex-lover; and Margaret Salinger, his daughter. In 1996, a small publisher announced a deal with Salinger to publish "Hapworth 16, 1924" in book form, but amid the ensuing publicity the release was indefinitely delayed.
E published his final work in 1965, and gave his last interview in 1980. He died of natural causes on January 27, 2010, at his home in Cornish, NH. Thank you for your interest in my items.The item "Catcher in the Rye Author J. SALINGER Personal Check SIGNED Autograph PSA/DNA" is in sale since Wednesday, September 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "laurscho_42" and is located in Bayside, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay. Salinger