Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

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11.99 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

New York Times Bestseller

Now a Major Motion Picture

“Brilliantly done . . . grand, intimate, and joyous.”

—New York Times Book Review

“Mothers, father, sons, and daughters: read this giant-hearted novel.”

—MARIA SEMPLE, author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Three minutes and forty-three seconds of intensive warfare with Iraqi insurgents—caught on tape by an embedded Fox News crew—has transformed the eight surviving men of Bravo Squad into America’s… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

To read Billy Lynn is to engage in a pure, tactile state of sensory overload. You feel this story with your whole body — all the adrenaline, tension and nausea.

It is, as advertised, extraordinary writing, but essentially fiction for non-fiction readers.

Fountain’s vivid, fluid prose mostly overcomes this inertia although his adroit metaphors and similes are sometimes piled as thickly as one of the Cowboys’ refulgent buffets.

Book Details  

Publisher: Ecco (May 01, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize 2012 winner, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2012 winner, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2012 winner

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