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The Resource Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain, (electronic resource)

Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain, (electronic resource)

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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10107557
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Center Point large print edition
Target audience
adult
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EC04B235-C8E4-447B-AF0B-778A65087101
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Publication
Copyright
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OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062096821
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795523641
  • ocn795523641
  • OCoLC
Label
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk, Ben Fountain, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EC04B235-C8E4-447B-AF0B-778A65087101
Publication
Copyright
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062096821
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795523641
  • ocn795523641
  • OCoLC
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