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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
Fiction
War stories
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: 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.

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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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