God Knows

God Knows

By Joseph L. Heller

Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9780684841250, 368pp.

Publication Date: November 1997


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
Heller served in the U.S. Army Air Force In World War 2. Catch 22 launched him as a successful novelist.