It all begins when Holden has come back from his fencing trip and goes to see his history teacher Mr. Spencer. Mr. Spencer talks to Holden about his test that he took and this bothers Holden.
After getting into a fight with his roommate, Stradlater, Holden packs his bags, puts on his red hunting hat, and leaves Pency prep earlier then her should leave.
Sleep tight ya morons!!
Once Holden got to New York city he goes to a lavender room where he meets three women, Bernice, Marty, and Laverne. Holden dances with Bernice while Marty and Laverne watch.
When Holden goes back up into his hotel the elevator operator, Merice, sends up a hooker named Sunny to Holden's room. After Holden tells Sunny to leave she asks for more money but never gets it until the next morning when Merice beats up Holden.
Holden later the next few days goes to get drunk at a bar. After leaving the bar her goes to the pond to see if there are any ducks at centeral park.
When Holden returns home to see his little sister Phoebe they slow dance for a while until their parents come home and Holden has to leave. He goes to Phoebe school to ask her to meet him at the museum to give her money back. Phoebe was upset Holden wouldn’t take her with him.