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Lonesome Dove: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, 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 an unforgettable...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns; Literary Fiction
Dead Man's Walk: A Novel (Lonesome Dove Book 3)
by Larry McMurtry
Dead Man's Walk is the first, extraordinary book in the epic Lonesome Dove tetralogy, in which Larry McMurtry breathed new life into the vanished American West and created two of the most memorable heroes in contemporary fiction: Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call. As young Texas Rangers, Gus and Call have much to learn about survival...
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Categories: Literary Fiction
Streets Of Laredo: A Novel (Lonesome Dove Book 2)
by Larry McMurtry
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 Woodrow Call, August McCrae's old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Comanche Moon: A Novel (Lonesome Dove Book 4)
by Larry McMurtry
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER The second book of Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove tetralogy, Comache Moon takes us once again into the world of the American West. Texas Rangers August McCrae and Woodrow Call, now in their middle years, continue to deal with the ever-increasing tensions of adult life -- Gus with his great love, Clara...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Telegraph Days: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove comes a big, brilliant, unputdownable saga of the Old West, told in the spunky courageous voice of a young woman named Nellie Courtright. When twenty-two-year-old Nellie Courtright and her teenage brother Jackson are unexpectedly orphaned by their father’s suicide on his new...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
The Last Kind Words Saloon: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
New York Times Bestseller The Last Kind Words Saloon marks the triumphant return of Larry McMurtry to the nineteenth-century West of his classic Lonesome Dove . In this "comically subversive work of fiction" (Joyce Carol Oates, New York Review of Books ), Larry McMurtry chronicles the closing of the American frontier through...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Terms of Endearment: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 woman who makes the whole world orbit around her, including a string of devoted suitors....
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Texasville: A Novel (Thalia Trilogy Book 2)
by Larry McMurtry
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, believe in, and care about deeply. Set in the post-oil-boom 1980s, Texasville brings us up...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Boone's Lick: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
Boone's Lick is Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry's return to the kind of story that made him famous -- an enthralling tale of the nineteenth-century west. Like his bestsellers Lonesome Dove, Streets of Laredo, Comanche Moon, and Dead Man's Walk, Boone's Lick transports the reader to the era about which McMurtry writes...
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The Last Picture Show: A Novel (Thalia Trilogy Book 1)
by Larry McMurtry
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 Depressed , captures the ecstasy and heartbreak of adolescence. The Last Picture...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction
Duane's Depressed: A Novel (Thalia Trilogy Book 3)
by Larry McMurtry
Funny, sad, full of wonderful characters and the word-perfect dialogue of which he is the master, McMurtry brings the Thalia saga to an end with Duane confronting depression in the midst of plenty. Surrounded by his children, who all seem to be going through life crises involving sex, drugs, and violence; his wife, Karla, who is...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Rhino Ranch: A Novel (Thalia Trilogy Book 5)
by Larry McMurtry
• Highly acclaimed, iconic author: Larry McMurtry is renowned for his elegiac prose, sharp wit, and engaging plotlines. His Thalia, Texas, series is among his most famous and Duane is an icon as much as his creator. • The Thalia Finale: Readers have followed the life of Duane through The Last Picture Show , Texasville...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Zeke and Ned
by Larry McMurtry
Zeke and Ned is the story of Ezekiel Proctor and Ned Christie, the last Cherokee warriors -- two proud, passionate men whose remarkable quest to carve a future out of Indian Territory east of the Arkansas River after the Civil War is not only history but legend. Played out against an American West governed by a brutal brand of frontier...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
When the Light Goes: A Novel (Thalia Trilogy Book 4)
by Larry McMurtry
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 characters. Duane Moore first made his appearance in The Last Picture Show and, like his author...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction
Books: A Memoir
by Larry McMurtry
Now in paperback, Larry McMurtry’s fascinating and surprisingly intimate memoir of his lifelong passion of buying, selling, and collecting rare antiquarian books: “a necessary and marvelous gift” (San Antonio Express-News). • Acclaimed author: Spanning a lifetime of literary achievement, Larry McMurtry has succeeded at a wide...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
Leaving Cheyenne: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 literary epic. Leaving Cheyenne traces the loves of three West Texas characters as...
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Categories: All Westerns; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
By Sorrow's River: A Novel (Berrybender Narratives Book 3)
by Larry McMurtry
In this tale of high-spirited and terrifying adventure, set against the background of the West that Larry McMurtry has made his own, By Sorrow’s River is an epic in its own right, with an extraordinary young woman as its leading figure. At the heart of this third volume of his Western saga remains the beautiful and determined Tasmin...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns
Horseman, Pass By: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 through the eyes of Texas cattlemen. Horseman, Pass By tells the story of Homer...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Lonesome Dove Series
by Larry McMurtry
The timeless, bestselling four-part epic that began with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove  takes readers into the lives of Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call, two tough-as-nails Texas Rangers in the heyday of the Old West. Dead Man’s Walk As young Texas Rangers, Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call--"Gus" and "Call" for...
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Folly and Glory: A Novel (Berrybender Narratives Book 4)
by Larry McMurtry
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, fit together to create a panoramic portrait of the American West” ( The New York...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns; Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Sin Killer: The Berrybender Narratives, Book 1
by Larry McMurtry
From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry comes the first in a four-volume epic journey through the early American frontier, featuring the Berrybender family, English nobility adrift in the American West in the 1830s. It is 1830, and the Berrybender family—rich, aristocratic, English, and hopelessly out of place—is on its...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns
The Wandering Hill: The Berrybender Narratives, Book 2
by Larry McMurtry
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry continues his epic four-novel telling of The Berrybender Narratives with a new adventure that is both a grand literary achievement and riveting entertainment as forged by a master wordsmith.... The indefatigable Tasmin Berrybender and her eccentric family trek on through the unexplored Wild...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction
All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 he flees Houston and hurtles unexpectedly into the hearts of three women: a girlfriend...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
The Desert Rose: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 their peculiar combination of emotional strength and sudden weakness -- makes The Desert...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Moving On: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
With a riotously colorful cast of highbrows, cowpokes, and rodeo queens, in its wry humor, tenderness, and epic panorama, Moving On is a celebration of our land by Larry McMurtry, one of America’s best-loved authors. Moving On is a big, powerful novel about men and women in the American West. Set in the 1960s against the backdrop...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Oh What a Slaughter: Massacres in the American West: 1846--1890
by Larry McMurtry
A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Still Wild: Short Fiction of the American West 1950 to the Pre
by Larry McMurtry
The Real Western Canon Larry McMurtry, the preeminent chronicler of the American West, celebrates the best of contemporary Western short fiction, introducing a stellar collection of twenty stories that represent, in various ways, the coming-of-age of the legendary American frontier. Featuring a veritable Who's Who of the century's...
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Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen: Reflections on Sixty and Beyond
by Larry McMurtry
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 springboard an essay by the German literary critic Walter Benjamin that he first read...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs
Some Can Whistle
by Larry McMurtry
"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 his ex-lovers from New York to Paris and dreaming of the characters in the sitcom he's...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Crazy Horse: A Life
by Larry McMurtry
Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure in American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. This superb biography looks back across more than 120 years at the life and death of this great Sioux warrior who became a reluctant leader at the Battle of Little Bighorn. With his uncanny gift for...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History; Social Sciences
Custer
by Larry McMurtry
In this lavishly illustrated volume, Larry McMurtry, the greatest chronicler of the American West, tackles for the first time one of the paramount figures of Western and American history.  On June 25, 1876, General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry attacked a large Lakota Cheyenne village on the Little Bighorn River in...
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Categories: Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
The Evening Star: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 into the heart of Texas, and deep into the heart of one of the most memorable...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
In a Narrow Grave: Essays on Texas
by Larry McMurtry
Writing with characteristic grace and wit, Larry McMurtry tackles the full spectrum of his favorite themes -- from sex, literature, and cowboys to rodeos, small-town folk, and big-city slickers. First published in 1968, In a Narrow Grave is the classic statement of what it means to come from Texas. In these essays, McMurtry opens a...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of
by Larry McMurtry
From the early 1800s to the end of his life in 1917, Buffalo Bill Cody was as famous as anyone could be. Annie Oakley was his most celebrated protégée, the 'slip of a girl' from Ohio who could (and did) outshoot anybody to become the most celebrated star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. In this sweeping dual biography, Larry...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Larry McMurtry's Berrybender Narratives
by Larry McMurtry
Larry McMurtry's major four-volume series follows the Berrybender family—aristocratic, English, and fiercely out of place—on their journey to see the American West as it begins to open up. Sin Killer It is 1830, the dawn of a new era in America's growth, when Lord and Lady Berrybender embark on a journey up the...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction
Hollywood: A Third Memoir
by Larry McMurtry
"One thing I’ve always liked about Hollywood is its zip, or speed. The whole industry depends to some extent on talent spotting. The hundreds of agents, studio executives, and producers who roam the streets of the city of Los Angeles let very little in the way of talent slip by." In this final installment of the memoir trilogy that...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
Cadillac Jack: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 new frontiers and adventure. Cadillac Jack is a rodeo-cowboy-turned-antique-scout...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Roads: Driving America's Great Highways
by Larry McMurtry
As he crisscrosses America -- driving in search of the present, the past, and himself -- Larry McMurtry shares his fascination with this nation's great trails and the culture that has developed around them. Ever since he was a boy growing up in Texas only a mile from Highway 281, Larry McMurtry has felt the pull of the road. His town...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Social Sciences
Loop Group: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
Loop Group is Larry McMurtry at his contemporary best, a novel that can best be described as Thelma and Louise meets Terms of Endearment , in which two aging ladies set out on a road trip that will take them from Hollywood to Texas, with many adventures on the way. In perhaps his finest contemporary novel since Terms of Endearment...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Film Flam: Essays on Hollywood
by Larry McMurtry
A noted screenwriter himself, Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry knows his Hollywood. In Film Flam, he takes a funny, original, and penetrating look at the movie industry and gives us the truth about the moguls, fads, flops, and box-office hits. With successful movies and television miniseries made from several of his novels...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Paradise
by Larry McMurtry
Long considered to be the brilliant dark horse of literary nonfiction, Pulitzer Prize-winning Larry McMurtry delivers a searing and reflective exploration of what paradise is, whether it exists, and how different it is from life in his Texas hometown. In 1999, Larry McMurtry, whose wanderlust had been previously restricted to the roads...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
Pretty Boy Floyd
by Larry McMurtry
The time is 1925. The place, St. Louis, Missouri. Charley Floyd, a good-looking, sweet-smiling country boy from Oklahoma, is about to rob his first armored car. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Larry McMurtry and his writing partner, Diana Ossana, Pretty Boy Floyd traces the wild career of this legendary American folk hero, a young...
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Categories: All Westerns; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Somebody's Darling: A Novel
by Larry McMurtry
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 who play in them. Somebody's Darling is the story of the fortunes of Jill Peel. Jill is...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Literary Life: A Second Memoir
by Larry McMurtry
• A critically acclaimed memoirist: McMurtry’s nonfiction works, including his most recent memoir, Books , have received rave reviews from readers and critics alike. In this follow-up to Books , McMurtry explores the trials and triumphs of being a writer. . • Writing from the other side of the fence: Recounting moments from...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Memoirs
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