Here is the writer Joseph Heller's Coney Island childhood, down the block from the world's most famous amusement park. It was the height of the Depression, it was a fatherless family, yet little Joey Heller had a terrific time -- on the boardwalk, in the ocean, even in school. After the war there was college, teaching Madison Avenue, marriage, and -- always -- writing. And finally the spectacular success of Catch-22, launching one of the great literary careers.

Now and Then 1999, Charnwood

ISBN-13: 9780708990667

Large type / large print


Now and Then 1998, Pocket Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780671017927

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