Catch-22
  • Author : Joseph Heller
  • Release Date : 05 October 1999
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 415
  • ISBN 13 : 9780684865133
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Book Description: 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

Catch 22

Catch 22

Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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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...

Closing Time

Closing Time

Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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A darkly comic and ambitious sequel to the American classic Catch-22. In Closing Time, Joseph Heller returns to the characters of Catch-22, now coming to the end of their lives and the century, as is the entire generation that fought in World War II: Yossarian and Milo Minderbinder, the chaplain, ...

Unifying Elements and Structural Patterns in Joseph Heller   s Catch 22

Unifying Elements and Structural Patterns in Joseph Heller s Catch 22

Author : Franziska Massner
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Genre : Literary Collections
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 2,7, University of Potsdam, course: American Literature and War, 12 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Joseph Heller ́s Catch 22 has received much feedback since its publishment in 1961. Critics differ in their opions about Heller ́s first novel. ...

Something Happened

Something Happened

Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Fiction
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Bob Slocum was a promising executive. He had an attractive wife, three children, a nice house, and as many mistresses as he desired. His life was settled and ordered; he had conformed and society demanded he be happy - or at least pretend to be, But the pretence was becoming ...

The True Story of Catch 22

The True Story of Catch 22

Author : Patricia Chapman Meder
Publisher : Casemate
Genre : History
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The real-life companion to the literary classic—written and illustrated by the daughter of the 340th Bomb Group’s commander, Catch-22’s Col. Cathcart. After the publication of his bestselling novel Catch-22, Joseph Heller usually chose to deny that any of his richly drawn characters were based on his actual ...

Catch As Catch Can

Catch As Catch Can

Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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Not many writers introduce a phrase - let alone a whole idea - into the language. In CATCH-22, Joseph Heller invented a motif for the modern world. For that book alone he is one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. But where did the author who was ...

Catch 22

Catch 22

Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Spark Publishing Group
Genre : Study Aids
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Get your "A" in gear! They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand. Consumer demand has been so strong that the ...

Catch 22

Catch 22

Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Grasset
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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Catch 22, l'Article 22, est un " attrape-nigaud " qui permet à un colonel américain d'imposer un nombre de missions sans cesse croissant à son escadrille de bombardiers basée dans une petite île de la Méditerranée pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Yossaran, héros tragicomique de cette épopée burlesque, est dé...

Joseph Heller s Catch 22

Joseph Heller s Catch 22

Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Genre : War stories, American
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Discusses the writing of Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author....

CliffsNotes on Heller s Catch 22

CliffsNotes on Heller s Catch 22

Author : Charles A Peek
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. CliffsNotes on Catch-22 takes you into this unforgettable novel that is full of satire, exaggeration, grotesque and comic caricatures, and telling allusions. Heller’s main characters are two Jewish boys from Brooklyn ...

Almost Like Christmas

Almost Like Christmas

Author : Joseph Heller
Publisher : Mulholland Books
Genre : Fiction
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A masterful short story from the acclaimed author of Catch-22, about one long night of anticipation. In a small town in the American South, it is night in the middle of the twentieth century. Carter, a high-school teacher and football coach in the newly desegregated schools, is awaiting news of ...

Catch 22   Joseph Heller  New Edition

Catch 22 Joseph Heller New Edition

Author : Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Genre : War stories, American
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Presents a collection of essays analyzing Heller's Catch-22, including a chronology of his works and life....

The Bicycle Spy

The Bicycle Spy

Author : Yona Zeldis McDonough
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Marcel loves riding his bicycle, whether he's racing through the streets of his small town in France or making bread deliveries for his parents' bakery. He dreams of someday competing in the Tour de France, the greatest bicycle race. But ever since Germany's occupation of France began two years ago, ...