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Catch-22 : a novel

Author: Joseph Heller
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian, who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he hasn't even met keep trying to kill him.
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Genre/Form: War fiction
War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Heller
ISBN: 0671128051 9780671128050 9781451626650 1451626657 0684833395 9780684833392 9780684865133 0684865130 9781451621174 1451621175 0671502336 9780671502331
OCLC Number: 271160
Notes: Sequel: Closing time.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: 443 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I. Texan --
II. Clevinger --
III. Havermeyer --
IV. Doc Daneeka --
V. Chief White Halfoat --
VI. Hungry Joe --
VII. McWatt --
VIII. Lieutenant Scheisskopf --
IX. Major Major Major Major --
X. Wintergreen --
XI. Captain Black --
XII. Bologna --
XIII. Major-de Coverley --
XIV. Kid Sampson --
XV. Piltchard & Wren --
XVI. Luciana --
XVII. Soldier in white --
XVIII. Soldier who saw everything twice --
XIX. Colonel Cathcart --
XX. Corporal Whitcomb --
XXI. General Dreedle --
XXII. Milo the mayor --
XXIII. Nately's old man --
XXIV. Milo --
XXV. Chaplain --
XXVI. Aarfy --
XXVII. Nurse Duckett --
XXVIII. Dobbs - XXIX Peckem --
XXX. Dunbar --
XXXI. Mrs. Daneeka --
XXXII Yo-Yo's roomies --
XXXIII. Nately's whore --
XXXIV. Thanksgiving --
XXXV. Milo, the militant --
XXXVI. The cellar --
XXXVII. General Scheisskopf --
XXXVIII. Kid sister --
XXXIX. The eternal city --
XL. Catch-22 --
XLI. Snowden --
XLII. Yossarian.
Responsibility: by Joseph Heller.

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Presents the contemporary classic depicting the struggles of a U.S. airman attempting to survive the lunacy and depravity of a World War II base.  Read more...

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Robert Brustein "The New Republic" One of the most bitterly funny works in the language...explosive, bitter, subversive, brilliant. "Chicago Sun-Times"An apocalyptic masterpiece. Robert Brustein"The Read more...

 
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