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Ben Fountain is the author of the acclaimed short-story collection Brief Encounters with Che Guevara. Among other honours, he has won the PEN/Hemingway Award, an O. Henry Prize and two Pushcart Prizes, and the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize. In 2012, he was a finalist for the National Book Award and was shortlisted for the International Author of the Year Award. His fiction has been published in Harper's, The Paris Review, Zoetrope: All-Story and Stories from the South: The Year's Best. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Ben Fountain
Tender and full of humanity, this is a wickedly funny and urgent novel about a young man, the citizens who sent him to war, the family he left behind and the era that let it happen. In Billy Lynn, Ben...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2013

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