Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and a finalist for the National Book Award!

From the PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed short story collection, Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, comes Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk ("The Catch-22 of the Iraq War" —Karl Marlantes).

A razor-sharp satire set in Texas during America's war in Iraq, it explores the gaping national disconnect between the war at home and 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: 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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