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Ben Fountain

Biography

Ben Fountain

Ben Fountain is the author of a short story collection, BRIEF ENCOUNTERS WITH CHE GUEVARA, and a novel, BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK. He grew up in North Carolina and has lived in Dallas, Texas, since 1983.

Ben Fountain

Books by Ben Fountain

by Ben Fountain - Fiction

In the final few hours before returning to Iraq, Specialist William Lynn --- one of eight men who survived a ferocious firefight with Iraqi insurgents --- will drink and brawl, yearn for home and mourn those missing, face a heart-wrenching decision, and discover pure love and a bitter wisdom far beyond his 19 years.