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Catch-22 / Joseph Heller ; introduction by Christopher Buckley.

Catch-22 / Joseph Heller ; introduction by Christopher Buckley.
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ISBN 9781451621174 (hardback)
Author Heller, Joseph author.
Title Catch-22 / Joseph Heller ; introduction by Christopher Buckley.
Edition 50th Anniversary edition
Publisher/Date New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
©1989
Pagination etc. 524 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents note Sequel: Closing time.
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.
Summary Note 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.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Fiction
Bombardiers -- Psychology -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
War stories, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
Satirical literature.
War fiction.
Added Author Buckley, Christopher, 1952- author of introduction, etc.
Shelf Location F HELL
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