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Catch-22

Author: Joseph Heller; Christopher Buckley
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2011.
Series: 2018 Great American Read.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 50th Anniversary ed. ; Simon & Schuster trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill him.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Heller; Christopher Buckley
ISBN: 9781451621174 1451621175 9781451626650 1451626657 9781451632965 1451632967
OCLC Number: 714505268
Description: 523 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Catch-22 --
History, context, and criticism / edited by Jonathan R. Eller. Part 1: The story of Catch-22. 'The story of Catch-22" / by Jonathan R. Eller ; "Reading in Catch-22" / by Joseph Heller ; "Preface to the 1994 edition of Catch-22" / by Joseph Heller --
Part 2: Other voices. "The logic of survival in a lunatic world" / by Robert Brustein ; "The catch" / by Nelson Algren ; "There's always a catch, especially 22" / by Studs Terkel ; "Here's greatness --
in satire" / by Philip Toynbee ; A excerpt from "Some children of the goddess --
Norman Mailer vs. nine writers" / by Norman Mailer ; An excerpt from Bright book of life / by Alfred Kazin ; "The loony horror of it all --
Catch-22 turns 25" ; "An introduction" / by Anthony Burgess ; "Joseph Heller" / by Christopher Hitchens.
Series Title: 2018 Great American Read.
Other Titles: Catch-twenty-two
Responsibility: Joseph Heller ; introduction by Christopher Buckley.
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Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill him.

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