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1.
Pulling a Salinger is when a friend tends to vanish off and on from the social circle regularly, becoming reclusive, much like Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger.
Where's Toby?" "Take a guess. He's Pulling a Salinger again and won't answer his cell.
by snowflame July 25, 2010
 
2.
when you cut yourself off from society and all forms of communication for the purposes of completing work or a project.

(derived from the author J.D. Salinger)
Melissa: "where were you all weekend- there was a great party you missed out on- I called and emailed you?"
Holly: "I had a big project due-so I was pulling a Salinger-needed to get it done!"
by salingerbird December 03, 2010