Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

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A finalist for the National Book Award!

A ferocious firefight with Iraqi insurgents at "the battle of Al-Ansakar Canal"—three minutes and forty-three seconds of intense warfare caught on tape by an embedded Fox News crew—has transformed the eight surviving men of Bravo Squad into America's most sought-after heroes. For the past two weeks, the Bush administration has sent them on a media-intensive nationwide Victory Tour to reinvigorate public support for the war.… (più)

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To read Billy Lynn is to engage in a pure, tactile state of sensory overload. You feel this story with your whole body — all the adrenaline, tension and nausea.

It is, as advertised, extraordinary writing, but essentially fiction for non-fiction readers.

Fountain’s vivid, fluid prose mostly overcomes this inertia although his adroit metaphors and similes are sometimes piled as thickly as one of the Cowboys’ refulgent buffets.

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Editore: HarperCollins (01 Maggio 2012)

Collezione: Ecco

Format: EPUB

Numero di pagine: 320 pagine

Dimensioni del file: 1.5 MB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese

Premio letterarios: Vincitore Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize 2012, Vincitore National Book Critics Circle for Fiction 2012, Vincitore Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2012


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