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Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain

Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk
Title
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk
Statement of responsibility
Ben Fountain
Creator
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. Asked to be part of the Dallas Cowboys' halftime show on Thanksgiving, Specialist Billy Lynn, one of the eight surviving men of the Bravo Squad, finds his life forever changed by this event that causes him to better understand difficult truths about himself
Awards note
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2012.
Cataloging source
AZZPT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fountain, Ben
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.O844
LC item number
B55 2012
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Football and war
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1360845
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780060885595
Lccn
2011275813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1360845
  • (Sirsi) 1360845
  • (OCoLC)778579334
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1360845
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780060885595
Lccn
2011275813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1360845
  • (Sirsi) 1360845
  • (OCoLC)778579334

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