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God Knows

Heller, Joseph

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ISBN 10: 0224022881 / ISBN 13: 9780224022880
Published by Cape, London, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: God Knows

Publisher: Cape, London

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Joseph Heller's powerful, wonderfully funny, deeply moving novel is the story of David -- yes, King David -- but as you've never seen him before. You already know David as the legendary warrior king of Israel, husband of Bathsheba, and father of Solomon; now meet David as he really was: the cocky Jewish kid, the plagiarized poet, and the Jewish father. Listen as David tells his own story, a story both relentlessly ancient and surprisingly modern, about growing up and growing old, about men and women, and about man and God. It is quintessential Heller.

About the Author:

Joseph Heller was born in Brooklyn in 1923. In 1961, he published Catch-22, which became a bestseller and, in 1970, a film. He went on to write such novels as Good as Gold, God Knows, Picture This, Closing Time, and Portrait of an Artist, as an Old Man. Heller died in 1999.

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