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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (Large Print / Hardcover)

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“Fountain has created a sort of inverted Odyssey in which our hero, Billy Lynn, comes home from the Iraq war to find a whole new catalog of trials and challenges awaiting him and the rest of Bravo Company before they are shipped back to the Gulf. Taking place on a single day, at a Thanksgiving football game in Dallas, the novel not only gives us a fresh take on how we view capitalism, materialism, ourselves, our country, and our military, but also provides a wonderfully empathetic tragic-hero in Billy Lynn, at once a brave and fearless fighting machine while still a very innocent and confused young man.”
— Robert Sindelar, Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, WA



Product Details
ISBN: 9781611735352
ISBN-10: 1611735351
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Center Point
Publication Date: October 1st, 2012
Pages: 447
Language: English
Series: Center Point Platinum Fiction (Large Print)

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