The Resource Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain

Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain

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Billy Lynn's long halftime walk
Title
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk
Statement of responsibility
Ben Fountain
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A satire set in Texas during America's war in Iraq that explores the gaping national disconnect between the war at home and the war abroad. Follows the surviving members of the heroic Bravo Squad through one exhausting stop in their media-intensive "Victory Tour" at Texas Stadium, football mecca of the Dallas Cowboys, their fans, promoters, and cheerleaders
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Title
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk
Creator
Summary
Asked to be part of the Dallas Cowboys' halftime show on Thanksgiving, Specialist Billy Lynn, one of the eight surviving men of Bravo Squad, finds his life forever changed by this event that will help him understand difficult truths about himself
Subject
Genre
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2013
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2012.
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10107557
Cataloging source
AZZPT
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.O844
LC item number
B55 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Ben Fountain
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleVariation
Billy Lynns long halftime walk
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
      39.3681268 -104.8590461
    • Douglas County Libraries, Lone TreeBorrow it
      10055 Library Way, Lone Tree, CO, 80124, US
      39.533569 -104.881522
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