1. How did you feel when you finished the book? What was your reaction to its ending?
2. What do you know about what happened to Holden after he and Phoebe leave the zoo?
3. What do you wish for him in the future?
4. What do you imagine he will really be when he grows up? What kind of profession do you see him in? Do you think he’ll be married? If so, what kind of woman will he marry? The Sally Hayes type or the Jane Gallagher type? Will he be happy?
5. What do you still want to know about Holden that the book doesn’t reveal?