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Heller, Joseph

Line breaks: Jo¦seph Hel¦ler
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛlə
 
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Definition of Heller, Joseph in English:

( 1923–99), American novelist. His experiences in the US air force during the Second World War inspired his best-known novel Catch-22 (1961), an absurdist black comedy satirizing war and the source of the expression ‘catch-22’.

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