Lonesome Dove (Anniversary)

Larry McMurtry (Author)
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Description

The Pulitzer Prize--winning American classic of the American West that follows two aging Texas Rangers embarking on one last adventure. An epic of the frontier, 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 an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers. Richly authentic, beautifully written, always dramatic, Lonesome Dove is a book to make us laugh, weep, dream, and remember.

Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
June 15, 2010
Pages
858
Dimensions
5.3 X 2.0 X 8.05 inches | 1.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781439195260
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About the Author

Larry McMurtry is the author of twenty-nine novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove, three memoirs, two collections of essays, and more than thirty screenplays. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

Reviews

"A marvelous novel . . . moves with joyous energy . . . amply imagined and crisply, lovingly written. I haven't enjoyed a book more this year . . . a joyous epic."--Newsweek
"The finest novel that McMurtry has yet accomplished . . . Lonesome Dove has all the action anyone could possibly imagine . . . [and] both in general and in details, the authority of exact authenticity . . . superb."--Chicago Tribune
"If you read only one western novel in your life, read Lonesome Dove."--USA Today
"Everything about Lonesome Dove feels true . . . These are real people, and they are still larger than life."--Nicholas Lemann, The New York Times Book Review
"Lonesome Dove is Larry McMurtry's loftiest novel."--Los Angeles Times