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Catch-22 (Catch-22 #1)
by Joseph Heller

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Catch-22 (Catch-22 #1) by Joseph Heller Overview

The novel is set during World War II, from 1942 to 1944. It mainly follows the life of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier. Most of the events in the book occur while the fictional 256th Squadron is based on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea, west of Italy. The novel looks into the experiences of Yossarian and the other airmen in th The novel is set during World War II, from 1942 to 1944. It mainly follows the life of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier. Most of the events in the book occur while the fictional 256th Squadron is based on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea, west of Italy. The novel looks into the experiences of Yossarian and the other airmen in the camp, who attempt to maintain their sanity while fulfilling their service requirements so that they may return home.

Joseph Heller

About Catch-22 (Catch-22 #1) Description

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. Joseph Heller was the son of poor Jewish parents from Russia. Even as a child, he loved to write; at the age of eleven, he wrote a story about the Russian invasion of Finland. He sent it to New York Daily News, which rejected it. After graduating from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1941, Heller spent the next ye

Data Book Catch-22 (Catch-22 #1)

Original Title Catch-22 ISBN 0684833395 (ISBN13: 9780684833392 ) Edition Language English Series Catch-22 #1 Characters Yossarian, Chaplain Tappman, Milo Minderbinder, Nately setting Pianosa, 1944 (Italy) Literary Awards National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1962) (268)