Chapters 1-4 Holden starts off explaining he is being kicked out of school because he has horrible grades. He later then talks about this red hunting hat that he got in town. On his last night he shouted to the door and set off to the city
Chapters 5-9 Holden is asked by his roommate Stradlater to write a composition for him, Holden then decided to write about his little brother who died from leukemia.
Chapters 10-13 Holden goes to a place called the lavender room and meets three adult women. He flirts with them even though he agrees to calling them morons the whole night, he ends up dancing with the blonde one and lov es how she dances
Chapters 14-17 Holden goes to a breakfast diner and meets two nuns. At first he was worried they would ask him if he was catholic. Then he noticed their suitcases and thought they were disgusting and he then goes off a tangent about luggage.
Chapters 18-21 Holden gets supper drunk and decides to go to the pond to sober up and splashes his hair and face with water. His hair turned into icicles and he was terrified that he might get pneumonia.
Chapter 22-26 Holden goes back home because he misses phoebe and he wanted to tell her what happened. When he did she was mad at him and kept telling him that he is going to get it bad from their dad.