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Catch-22

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Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 7.1 - AR Pts: 30
Lexile measure:
1140L
Description
Catch-22 is like no other novel. It is one of the funniest books ever written, a keystone work in American literature, and even added a new term to the dictionary. At the heart of Catch-22 resides the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero endlessly inventive in his schemes to save his skin from the horrible chances of war. His efforts are perfectly understandable because as he furiously scrambles, thousands of people he hasn't even met are trying to kill him. His problem is Colonel Cathcart, who keeps raising the number of missions the men must fly to complete their service. Yet if Yossarian makes any attempts to excuse himself from the perilous missions that he is committed to flying, he is trapped by the Great Loyalty Oath Crusade, the hilariously sinister bureaucratic rule from which the book takes its title: a man is considered insane if he willingly continues to fly dangerous combat missions, but if he makes the necessary formal request to be relieved of such missions, the very act of making the request proves that he is sane and therefore ineligible to be relieved. Catch-22 is a microcosm of the twentieth-century world as it might look to some one dangerously sane -- a masterpiece of our time.
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ISBN:
9781451621174
067189854
9780671502331
9780060890094
9780061262456
9780684833392
9780440204398
9781451626650
9780736690850
9780684865133
9781436157735
044011120
9781508251521
9780679437222
Reading Level:
UG
Level 7.1, 30 Points
Lexile measure:
1140L
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Grouped Work ID 948792d8-a884-20e6-e447-07ab33098bca
Full title catch 22
Author heller joseph
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-27 16:16:14PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 16:17:17PM

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auth_author2 Buckley, Christopher, 1952-, Eller, Jonathan R., 1952-, Sanders, Jay O., 1953-, Weiss, Jim.
author Heller, Joseph.
author2-role Buckley, Christopher,1952-|Author of introduction, etc., Eller, Jonathan R.,1952-History, context, and criticism.|Editor, Findaway World, LLC., Playaway Digital Audio., Recorded Books, LLC., Sanders, Jay O.,1953-, Sanders, Jay O.,1953-|Narrator, Weiss, Jim.|Narrator
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display_description 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.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Black humor, Bombardiers -- Fiction, Satire, American, War stories, War stories, American, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
title_display Catch-22 : a novel
title_full CATCH-22, Catch-22, Catch-22 / Joseph Heller ; [with a new preface by the author], Catch-22 / Joseph Heller ; introduction by Christopher Buckley, Catch-22 / Joseph Heller ; with an introduction by Malcolm Bradbury, Catch-22 : a novel / by Joseph Heller, Catch-22 [sound recording] / Joseph Heller, Catch-22 [sound recording] / by Joseph Heller
title_short Catch-22 :
title_sub
topic_facet Aerial operations, American, Audiobooks, Black humor, Bombardiers, Classic Literature, Fiction, Literature, Satire, American, War stories, American, World War, 1939-1945