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Spirituality and Meditation in Salinger's Writing

J.D. Salinger's spirituality and struggle to reconcile living in an imperfect world are reflected in much of his writing. In this film outtake from "Salinger," writer David Shields, actor Edward Norton, Bookworm radio host Michael Silverblatt and teacher Mark Howland describe the spiritual themes, Zen, Buddhism and meditation in Salinger's writing.
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