Random House Inc, (1974). Random House Inc (T) (1974). Black cloth over boards, gold lettering. A middle-aged man attempts to cope with the pressures of family life and work. Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness. Slocum was discontent. Inevitably, inexorably, his discontent deteriorated into desolation until...something happened.
Something Happened is Joseph Heller's wonderfully inventive and controversial second novel satirizing business life and American culture. The story is told as if the reader was overhearing the patter of Bob Slocum's. Very Good / Very Good. Item #915
First Edition, Third Printing, 09/12/1974. Stated; Published October 16,1974. Reprinted Once. Third Printing, Oct. 1974. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front end paper, Very Good, slight pulling of cover at spine, some scratches at red top head, black cloth over boards, gold lettering. DJ, Very Good,clean, vibrant, small close tear at bottom left, slight scratches at back,no penetration. Unclipped, $10.00.