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

Heller, Joseph, (author.). Buckley, Christopher, 1952- (writer of introduction.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451621174
  • ISBN: 1451621175
  • ISBN: 9781451626650
  • ISBN: 1451626657
  • Physical Description: 524 pages : illustrations, facsimile ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 50th Anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes "History, context, and criticism", edited by Jonathan R. Eller.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.1 30.0 16708.
Reading Counts RC High School 9 42 Quiz: 13293 Guided reading level: NR.
Subject: World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American > Fiction.
Bombardiers > Fiction.
Military operations, Aerial > American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Satire.
War stories.
War stories.