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Catch-22 / Joseph Heller ; with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury.

Heller, Joseph. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780679437222
  • ISBN: 0679437223
  • Physical Description: xxxix, 568 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1995.

Content descriptions

General Note: Sequel: Closing time.
Formatted Contents Note: Texan -- Clevinger -- Havermeyer -- Doc Daneeka -- Chief White Halfoat -- Hungry Joe -- McWatt -- Lieutenant Scheisskopf -- Major Major Major Major -- Wintergreen -- Captain Black -- Bologna -- Major-de Coverley -- Kid Sampson -- Piltchard & Wren -- Luciana -- Soldier in white -- Soldier who saw everything twice -- Colonel Cathcart -- Corporal Whitcomb -- General Dreedle -- Milo the mayor -- Nately's old man -- Milo -- Chaplain -- Aarfy -- Nurse Duckett.
Summary, etc.: Depicts the struggles of a U.S. airman attempting to survive the lunacy and depravity of a World War II base.
Author Notes

Joseph Heller was born in 1923 in Brooklyn, New York. He served as a bombardier in the Second World War and then attended New York University, Columbia, and Oxford University, the last on a Fulbright scholarship. He taught for two years at Pennsylvania State University, before returning to New York, where he began a successful career in the advertising departments of Time, Look, and McCall's magazines. It was during this time that he had the idea for Catch-22. Working on the novel in spare moments and evenings at home, it took him eight years to complete and was first published in 1961. His second novel, Something Happened, was published in 1974, Good As Gold in 1979 and Closing Time in 1994. He is also the author of the play We Bombed in New Haven. Joseph Heller died in 1999.

Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: War stories.

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