Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: A Novel - Chapters 7-8, We Are All Americans Here, Dry Humping for the Lord Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 7-8, We Are All Americans Here, Dry Humping for the Lord Summary

At the beginning of chapter 7, the Bravo squad meets Dallas Cowboys owner Norman "Norm" Oglesby. The reader learns that Norm is disliked by most everyone involved in sports and he begins to wonder why. Although he is nervous to meet Norm, Billy mostly stays quiet and lets Norm do the talking when they are finally introduced. Norm tells Billy that he has given America back its pride and, while Billy finds this hard to believe, he doesn't argue. Billy finds himself struggling to maintain focus during the meet and greet and his thoughts soon wander to interactions with Shroom, his experiences during the war and his thoughts on feeling tired of the fear and randomness that life brings when you're in...

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