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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 Lynn's long half-time 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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10107557
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fountain, Ben
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.O844
LC item number
B55 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Football and war
  • Large type books
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
19785134
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
447 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611735352
Isbn Type
(large print : library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012021326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(SKY)sky248782812
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
19785134
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
447 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781611735352
Isbn Type
(large print : library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012021326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(SKY)sky248782812

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