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Catch-22

AuthorJoseph Heller
Cover artistPaul Bacon
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreDark comedy , Absurdist fiction , Satire , War fiction , Historical fiction
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Publication dateNovember 10, 1961
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pages453 (1st edition hardback)
ISBN0-671-12805-1
OCLC35231812
Dewey Decimal813/.54 22
LC ClassPS3558.E476 C3 2004
Followed byClosing Time (1994)

The United States of America got in World War II in December 1941, quickly after a Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States naval base on the south coastline of Oahu in Hawaii, near Honolulu. Iwas amazed, Joseph Heller claimed, when he got a call from Col. Jack Shuttleworth, chairman of the academy's English division, recommending that the academy honor Heller and what Shuttleworth calls the Air Force's favored publication. Anyone that has remained in a bureaucracy sees people like the people in this publication, Shuttleworth said of the book that is needed reading in three different courses at the academy. It's type of a Bible around right here, Staley said. Those people that have remained in the armed force have understood our Col. Cathcarts and our Col. Korns, Coakley said, and have seen the sort of absurdities that you run right into when the mechanisms that are expected to run the bureaucracy beginning to operate their own.

Arranged to show Catch-22 to freshmen cadets at the Air Force Academy 3 weeks from currently, Capt. Most of the activity in Catch-22 is based on Joseph Heller's experiences as a young officer and bombardier stationed on Corsica, an island off the west shore of Italy, with the Army Air Forces in 1944. Benito Mussolini was head of the Italian Fascist Party and the nation's tyrant. Recalling, Heller acknowledged that World War II was a fairly popular battle for most Americans, an aspect in some important denial of the novel. Shimon Wincelberg, The New Leader, Vol. He believed Heller thrilled as well much in his own cleverness and that the personalities were two-dimensional. The London Observer agreed that the novel was too long, repeated, and slick; but its reviewer thought guide was the best satirical work in English since Erewhon. His probabilities of success at such an easy objective maintain becoming worse due to the fact that Colonel Cathcart maintains increasing the variety of missions the guys have to fly.

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