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.
A masterful short story from the acclaimed author of Catch-22, about one long night of anticipation.
In a small town in the American South, it is night in the middle of the twentieth century. Carter, a high-school teacher and football coach in the newl...[SEE MORE]