The Catcher in the Rye - Study Guide Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Holden decides that he isn't ready to go to bed. He thinks about his sister Phoebe. He says she is the smartest one in the family. According to Holden, his brother D.B. is also smart and so was is late brother Allie. Holden says that he is the dumb one in the family. Holden also describes Phoebe as very pretty and "roller-skate skinny." She writes stories about a fictional girl named Hazel Weatherfield. Holden goes down to hotel's bar. He thinks the band is terrible and everyone is much older than him. He tries to order a drink, but the waiter demands to see identification. Holden turns his attention to three women sitting at a nearby table. He thinks two of them are unattractive, but they are with a cute blonde. The women laugh when he starts to "give them the eye."...

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