To better see all uses of the word
Istanbul
in
Catch-22
please enable javascript.

Istanbul
Used In
Catch-22
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Dobbs was almost as bad as Orr, who seemed happy as an undersized, grinning lark with his deranged and galvanic giggle and shivering warped buck teeth and who was sent along for a rest leave with Milo and Yossarian on the trip to Cairo for eggs when Milo bought cotton instead and took off at dawn for Istanbul with his plane packed to the gun turrets with exotic spiders and unripened red bananas.
  • But the men back at the squadron never even saw any of the bananas, for it was a seller’s market for bananas in Istanbul and a buyer’s market in Beirut for the caraway seeds Milo rushed with to Bengasi after selling the bananas, and when they raced back into Pianosa breathlessly six days later at the conclusion of Orr’s rest leave, it was with a load of best white eggs from Sicily that Milo said were from Egypt and sold to his mess halls for only four cents apiece so that all the…

  • There are no more uses of "Istanbul" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Some cities have taken longer than expected to evacuate all the Nephilim—the Shadowhunters of London, Rio de Janeiro, Cairo, Istanbul, and Taipei remain.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • And I’ve stood in awe as dusk settled on the blue-tiled Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading