Billy Lynn вЂ“ the eponymous hero of this book вЂ“ is a genuine American hero. He and his fellow Bravo Squad members decimated an insurgency вЂ“ caught on film by an embedded Fox News crew — and became overnight sensations in a nation starved for good news about Iraq. They are brought home for a media-intensive вЂњVictory TourвЂќ вЂ“ in cities that happen to lie in an electoral swing state — to reinvigorate support for the war. We meet them at the end of that tour, on a rainy Thanksgiving, hosted by AmericaвЂ™s Team, The Dallas Cowboys.
February 27, 2014
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