Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

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A finalist for the National Book Award!

A ferocious firefight with Iraqi insurgents at "the battle of Al-Ansakar Canal"—three minutes and forty-three seconds of intense warfare caught on tape by an embedded Fox News crew—has transformed the eight surviving men of Bravo Squad into America's most sought-after heroes. For the past two weeks, the Bush administration has sent them on a media-intensive nationwide Victory Tour to reinvigorate public support for the war.… (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.

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Book Details  


Publisher: HarperCollins (May 01, 2012)

Collection: Ecco

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 for Fiction 2012 winner, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2012 winner


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War fiction

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Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2012

"The 100 books on this year's fiction list encompass a range of categories. Debuts, story collections, thrillers, mysteries, translations, science...

The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2012

The New York Times Book Review has published its list of 100 Notable Books of 2012, both fiction and non-fiction. Some titles such as graphic novels...


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