Larry McMurtry


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    Literary

    May-2014

    In this comically subversive work of fiction (New York Review of Books), Larry McMurtry chronicles the closing of the American frontier through the travails of two of its most immortal figures: Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday. Tracing their legendary fri...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2012

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2010

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    Literary

    Aug-2009

    Duane Moore -

    In this poignant and striking final chapter in the Duane Moore story, which began in 1966 with The Last Picture Show, Pulitzer Prize- and Oscar-winning author Larry McMurtry takes readers on one last unforgettable journey to Thalia, Texas, a town tha...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2007

    Duane Moore -

    In this masterful and often surprising sequel to the acclaimed "Duane's Depressed," the Pulitzer Prize- and Oscar-winning author of "Lonesome Dove" has written a haunting, elegiac, and occasionally erotic novel about one of his most beloved character...

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    Historical

    Jun-2006

    I've come to think that in times of crisis human beings don't have it in them to be rational. The Yazee gang was riding down upon us, six abreast. We all ran outside and confirmed that fact. The sensible thing would have been to run and hide -- but d...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2004

    In perhaps his finest contemporary novel since "Terms of Endearment, " Larry McMurtry, with his miraculously sure touch at creating instantly recognizable women characters and his equally miraculous sharp eye for the absurdities of everyday life in t...

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    Historical

    May-2004

    The Berrybender Narratives - 4

    In this brilliant saga -- the final volume of The Berrybender Narratives and an epic in its own right -- Larry McMurtry lives up to his reputation for delivering novels with "wit, grace, and more than a hint of what might be called muscular nostalgia...

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    Historical

    Nov-2003

    The Berrybender Narratives - 3

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry continues his four-part epic, The Berrybender Narratives, with a new novel of courage and hardship that transports readers to a time when life itself was an adventure, and death was ever close at hand.... ...

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    May-2003

    The Berrybender Narratives - 2

    The indefatigable Tasmin Berrybender and her eccentric family trek on through the unexplored Wild West of 1830s America -- and suffer the harsh realities of the untamed wilderness, including sickness, brutal violence and death, the desertion of trust...

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    Historical

    May-2002

    The Berrybender Narratives - 1

    From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry comes the first leg of an epic journey through the early American frontier, introducing a pioneer family the likes of which you will never forget. It is 1830, and the Berrybender family--rich, aris...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2001

    Larry McMurtry, the preeminent chronicler of the American West, celebrates the best of contemporary Western short fiction, introducing a stellar collection of 20 stories that represent, in various ways, the coming of age of the American frontier....

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    Historical

    Nov-2000

    In the Old West, killers, scalpers, gunslingers, and backstabbers ruled the land without fear, confident they were the most dangerous people on the prairie. Then Mary Margaret showed up with her kids. In the backwater town of Boone's Lick, Missour...

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    Historical

    Jan-1999

    Duane Moore -

    Surrounded by his children, all of whom are going through tumultuous transitional times; his promiscuous wife, Karla, who is with her own demons; and his friend Sonny, who seems to be dying, Duane can't make sense of his life anymore. The stark reali...

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    Historical

    Nov-1997

    Lonesome Dove - 4

    Comanche Moon by Larry McMurtry, a brilliant and haunting novel richly capable of standing on its own, completes the author's epic four-volume cycle of novels of the American West that began in 1985 with the Pulitzer Prize -- winning masterpiece, Lon...

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    Sep-1995

    Lonesome Dove - 3

    As young Texas Rangers, Gus and Call have much to learn about survival in a land fraught with perils: not only the blazing heat and raging tornadoes, roiling rivers and merciless Indians but also the deadly whims of soldiers. On their first expeditio...

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    General Fiction

    May-1995

    An unforgettable addition to his widely acclaimed body of work, THE LATE CHILD is Larry McMurtry's tender, funny, and poignant sequel to The Desert Rose. McMurtry delivers another rich cast of characters -- and a heartfelt, bittersweet story that unf...

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    Historical

    Oct-1993

    Lonesome Dove - 2

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, "Streets of Laredo" is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest. Captain Woodr...

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    Historical

    Jul-1992

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove Larry McMurtry comes the second novel about love and loss on the great plains of Texas. From 1920's ranching to range cowboys and WWII grief, McMurtry is the undisputed father of the Western lit...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1992

    Larry McMurtry's Terms of Endearment touched readers in a way no other story has in recent years. The earthy humor and the powerful emotional impact that set this novel apart rise to brilliant new heights with The Evening Star. McMurtry takes us deep...

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    Historical

    Jun-1992

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove comes the novel that became the basis for the film Hud, starring Paul Newman. In classic Western style Larry McMurtry illustrates the timeless conflict between the modernity and the Old West thr...

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    Historical

    May-1992

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    Historical

    Sep-1990

    In a letter to her daughter back East, Martha Jane is not shy about her own importance: Martha Jane -- better known as Calamity -- is just one of the handful of aging legends who travel to London as part of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show in Buffa...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1989

    "Mr. Deck, are you my stinkin' Daddy?" In a furious phone call from T.R., the daughter he's never met, Danny Deck gets the jolt of his life. A TV writer who's retired to his Texas mansion, Danny spends his days talking to the answering machines of hi...

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    Historical

    Jul-1989

    The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw. Larry McMurtry takes us on a hell-for-leather journey with Billy and his friends as ...

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    General Fiction

    May-1989

    Duane Moore -

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Lonesome" "Dove" comes a powerful coming-of-age novel set in the American West. In Thalia, Texas, Larry McMurtry epitomizes small-town America and through characters reintroduced in "Texasville" and "Duane's...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1987

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Larry McMurtry writes like no one else about the American frontier. In "Somebody's Darling, " the frontier lies farther west, in Hollywood, where his subject is the strange world of the movies -- those who make them and those w...

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    Historical

    Apr-1987

    Duane Moore -

    With "Texasville, " Larry McMurtry returns to the unforgettable Texas town and characters of one of his best-loved books, "The Last Picture Show." This is a Texas-sized story brimming with home truths of the heart, and men and women we recognize, bel...

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    Historical

    Jun-1985

    Lonesome Dove - 1

    A love story, an adventure, an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry's LONESOME DOVE is the grandest novel ever written about the last, defiant wilderness of America. Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove, and meet the kinds of unfor...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1983

    Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry writes novels set in the American heartland, but his real territory is the heart itself. His gift for writing about women -- their love for reckless, hopeless men; their ability to see the good in losers; and thei...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1982

    In Cadillac Jack, Larry McMurtry -- Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove -- proves his unique talent for conjuring up the real, often eccentric people who inhabit the American heartland and for capturing the peculiarly American search for n...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1975

    In this acclaimed novel that inspired the Academy Award-winning motion picture, Larry McMurtry created two unforgettable characters who won the hearts of readers and moviegoers everywhere: Aurora Greenway and her daughter Emma. Aurora is the kind of...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1973

    Ranging from Texas to California on a young writer's journey in a car he calls El Chevy, All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers is one of Larry McMurtry's most vital and entertaining novels. Danny Deck is on the verge of success as an author when h...

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    General Fiction

    May-1971

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1970

    "Moving On" is a big, powerful novel about men and women in the American West. Set in the 1960s against the backdrop of the honky-tonk glamour of the rodeo and the desperation of suburban Houston, it is the story of the restless and lovable Patsy Car...

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    General Fiction

    In a lucid, brilliant work of nonfiction -- as close to an autobiography as his readers are likely to get -- Larry McMurtry has written a family portrait that also serves as a larger portrait of Texas itself, as it was and as it has become.Using as a...

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