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J.D. Salinger's home in Cornish, N.H., is for sale
J.D. Salinger's home in Cornish, N.H., is for sale

You can own the home of legendary author J.D. Salinger in Cornish, N.H. Salinger's house is for sale for $679,000. And guess what? It's secluded. Set on 12 acres, the spacious 2,900-square-foot house is reached by traveling a mile and half down a winding dirt road flanked by "no trespassing" signs. Salinger's novel "A Catcher in the Rye" was published in 1951 to acclaim and huge sales, and with all that success came lots of attention -- attention the novelist didn't want. In 1953, the year his collection "Nine Stories" was published, Salinger separated from his first wife and bought this house. He settled in Cornish after leaving...

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