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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060885618
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Ecco Press - November 27th, 2012

Ben Fountain has created a sort of inverted "Odyssey" here where our here, Billy Lynn, comes home from the Iraq War to find yet a whole new catalog of trials and challenges awaiting him and the rest of Bravo Company before they are shipped back to the Gulf. It is a novel that gives us a fresh take on how we view capitalism, materialism, our country, and our military while providing a wonderfully empathetic tragic hero in Billy Lynn, at once a brave , fearless fighting machine while still a very innocent young man.