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Joseph Heller"s Catch-22

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Published by Barron"s Educational Series in Woodbury, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heller, Joseph. -- Examinations -- Study guides.,
  • Heller, Joseph.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.,
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 133.

    Statementby Rose Sallberg Kam.
    SeriesBarron"s book notes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.E476 C3345 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3023656M
    ISBN 100812035062
    LC Control Number85003939
    OCLC/WorldCa11786351


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