Mr. Jones is a Cowboys executive. Billy manages to engage Mr. Jones in a conversation about global economics, money, and investing, though Billy is aware that Mr. Jones is only humoring Billy. Billy also notes that Mr. Jones is carrying a firearm at the Cowboys game, something that makes Billy oddly angry.
Mr. Bill Jones Quotes in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
The Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk quotes below are all either spoken by Mr. Bill Jones or refer to Mr. Bill Jones. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Ecco edition of Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk published in 2012.).
Chapter 7 Quotes
Mr. Bill Jones Character Timeline in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Bill Jones appears in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
7. We Are All Americans Here
...until a Cowboys executive offers to get Billy another Coke. The man introduces himself as Mr. Bill Jones , and Billy notices that he's carrying a weapon. This fills Billy with rage and... (full context)
8. Dry-Humping for the Lord
17. Money Makes Us Real
...of burnt coffee and cigarettes. Norm and his sons greet Billy, Dime, and Albert, as Mr. Jones perches on a stool and Josh stands awkwardly. The executives introduce themselves and then turn... (full context)
18. The Proud Good-Bye