August Book Club Discussion - "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" by Ben Fountain

This book follows a day in a whirlwind media-intensive tour of the Bravo Squad, heroes of the Iraq war, who are being trotted out on the tour in hopes of reinvigorating support. The Bravo Squad are guests of the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. This book has been hailed as the modern day version of Catch-22, and is darkly humorous and inspiring.

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  • Patti

    Great group with a good discussion of the book and other topics.

    August 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Had a great time discussing the book and other related issues, and meeting some wonderful ladies. Looking forward to next month's meeting!

    August 6, 2013

    • Julie F.

      It was great to meet you Meghan - I had a fun time too!

      August 7, 2013

  • Mary

    Sorry! I can't make it either. See all next month.

    August 6, 2013

  • Lisa S

    I didn't end up finishing this up this weekend so I am going to pass. See you next month!

    August 6, 2013

  • Tina T.

    I have a family issue that just came up and cannot make it tonight. I apologize - please head to the back room and discuss on your own - have a great time and see you in September!

    August 6, 2013

  • Gretchen H.

    Unfortunately I will not be able to attend this evening. Have a great discussion tonight! See y'all next month!

    August 6, 2013

  • Sara

    Sorry cant make tomorrow night

    August 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Something has come up and I can't make it tomorrow night. I enjoyed the book and am disappointed to miss the discussion! :(

    August 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I love baseball books but I tried several stores and was unable to find this book. Library has it checked out.

    August 3, 2013

  • Juluia

    I have to work late that night. If I get done in time I will drop by, but wanted to open a spot for someone else.

    July 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I am struggling to complete the book.

    July 31, 2013

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