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It was odd and brilliant at the same time. I really enjoyed reading it and about the slice of Jewish American urban life in the 1970s.Published 2 months ago by kendall wigoda
I think it's a shame that Heller's books don't get more attention. This is a fantastic spin on ethnicity, family, politics and wealth. Read morePublished 6 months ago by canonizer
I am not sure if it is because I am not American, not Jewish or simply not smart enough, but I had no idea what message Heller was trying to give in this rambling book with no... Read morePublished 14 months ago by RalphJ
The funniest book ever written, but also a touching and meaningful one. It is about the price -- and ultimately the futility -- of escaping from the old neighborhood. Read morePublished on May 8, 2012 by Jonathan Karp
This would have made a brilliant 20-page short story. Instead, it ballooned into a 450 page novel.
I found the beginning quite clever and funny, with an odd mix of... Read more
Joseph Heller hit it out of the park with this book! As a career military Soldier, I loved Catch 22, so when I came across this book I knew I had to have it. Read morePublished on March 19, 2012 by Jeffery Bott
If being being Jewish in American means being immature, spiteful, and rude to your family, that doesn't make this book any less obnoxious. Read morePublished on October 30, 2011 by J. Laydbak
This book was a bit of a mixed bag for me. It is strongest in those parts where it most resembles Catch-22. Read morePublished on June 30, 2008 by Andrew W. Johns
More proof of what a great author Joseph Heller was. This book rivals Catch 22 and is highly recommended.Published on November 9, 2007 by Barry F.