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Heller, Joseph

Published by Knopf, 1974
ISBN 10: 0394465687 / ISBN 13: 9780394465685
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Publisher: Knopf

Publication Date: 1974

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Chipped DJ

Signed: Signed Presentation Copy

Edition: Later Edition


569pp Presentation copy signed by Heller. Bookseller Inventory # 30571

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Synopsis: Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness. Slocum was discontent. Inevitably, inexorably, his discontent deteriorated into desolation until...something happened.

Something Happened is Joseph Heller's wonderfully inventive and controversial second novel satirizing business life and American culture. The story is told as if the reader was overhearing the patter of Bob Slocum's brain -- recording what is going on at the office, as well as his fantasies and memories that complete the story of his life. The result is a novel as original and memorable as his Catch-22.

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