Joseph Heller Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Joseph Heller Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other


This Biography is about one of the best Short Story Writer Joseph Heller including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Joseph Heller
Real Name Joseph Heller
Profession Short Story Writers, Playwrights, Novelists
Famous as Novelist
Nationality American
Personal life of Joseph Heller
Born on 01 May 1923
Birthday 1st May
Died At Age 76
Sun Sign Taurus
Born in Brooklyn, New York
Died on 12 December 1999
Place of death East Hampton, New York
Family Background of Joseph Heller
Father Isaac Donald Heller
Mother Lene heller
Spouses/Partners Valerie Humphries (m. 1987-1999), Shirley Held (m. 1945-1981)
Children Erica Heller, Ted Heller
Education St Catherine’s College, Oxford (1949–1950), Abraham Lincoln High School (1941), University of Southern California, University of Oxford, New York University, Columbia University
Personal Fact of Joseph Heller

Joseph Heller was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright, best known as the author of Catch-22, a celebrated antiwar novel. The darkly comic novel, centers on the antihero Yossarian. It is based on the writer’s own experience as a bomber pilot in World War II and takes a satirical look at war, bureaucracy, and the maddening logic or lack thereof. To him the rational response to war was not bravery or heroism, but cowardice.

The book received mixed reviews upon publication in 1961, but soared in popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s as its themes found a receptive audience in the Vietnam War era. He was often compared and grouped with the authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Thomas Pynchon, and Philip Roth. In the book, Heller wrote. “Orr would be crazy to fly more missions.but if he didn’t want to he was sane and had to. These words typified the phrase Catch-22 which entered the English lexicon and refers to “any absurd arrangement that puts a person in a double bind. Heller wrote five additional novels, including Something Happened, Good As Gold and Closing Time, a sequel to Catch-22, as well as short stories, plays, screenplays, and the memoir, Now and Then.


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