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

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
Title variation
Billy Lynns long halftime walk
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
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
Theme
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.
Awards note
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10107557
Cataloging source
AZZPT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fountain, Ben
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Football and war
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Veterans
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Football and war
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • Football and war
  • Veterans
  • Iraq
  • Texas
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain
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
ocn778579334
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780060885595
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011275813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)778579334
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain
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
ocn778579334
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780060885595
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011275813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)778579334

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