Catch-22 is a satirical, historical novel by the American author Joseph Heller, first published in 1961. The novel is set during the later stages of World War II from 1943 onwards. 
 
The novel follows Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier, and a number of other characters. Most events occur while the airmen of the fictional Fighting 256th (or "two to the fighting eighth power") Squadron are based on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea west of Italy.

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Catch-22

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This Movie is based on Catch-22 written by Joseph Heller
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Lost:
Season:  3  / Episode:  17 
Catch-22

This Television Episode refers to Catch-22 written by Joseph Heller
In addition to being the title of this episode, a Portuguese copy of this book (Ardil-22) is found by Desmond after the helicopter crash

30 Rock:
Season:  6  / Episode:  2 
Idiots Are People Two!

This Television Episode refers to Catch-22 written by Joseph Heller
Jack references this book.

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Catch-22

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Lost:
Season:  3  / Episode:  17 
Catch-22


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