Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Description

His whole nation is celebrating what is the worst day of his life Nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn is home from Iraq. And he's a hero. Billy and the rest of Bravo Company were filmed defeating Iraqi insurgents in a ferocious firefight. Now Bravo's three minutes of extreme bravery is a YouTube sensation and the Bush Administration has sent them on a nationwide Victory Tour. During the final hours of the tour Billy will mix with the rich and powerful, endure the politics and praise of his fellow Americans - and fall in love. He'll face hard truths about life and death, family and friendship, honour and duty. Tomorrow he must go back to war.

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Details

Author(s)
Ben Fountain
Format
Paperback | 320 pages
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 19mm | 220g
Publication date
14 Jan 2014
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Publication City/Country
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
Main
ISBN10
0857864408
ISBN13
9780857864406
Bestsellers rank
110,840