Filmmaker Shane Salerno’s 10-year investigation culminates in the first work to get beyond The Catcher in the Rye
author's impenetrable wall of privacy and seclusion. American Masters
presents the exclusive, never-before-seen director’s cut of Salinger as the series’ 200th episode, featuring 15 minutes of new material. Salinger
is an intricately structured mystery that reveals the author’s private world: how World War II influenced his life and work, his painstaking writing methods, his many relationships with young women, and the literary secrets he left behind after his death in 2010.