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
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
Interest level
UG
Literary form
novels
Reading level
6.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
  • Veterans
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Football and war
  • Roman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Veterans
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Football and war
  • Football and war
  • Veterans
  • Iraq
  • Texas
  • United States
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
857028
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780060885595
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011275813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060885595
  • (OCoLC)778579334
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain
Publication
Copyright
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
857028
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780060885595
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011275813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060885595
  • (OCoLC)778579334

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