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Fri Mar 21 17:16:01 2014 UTCfast-8308040.10Folly and glory : the Berrybender narratives0.160.17Sin killer : a novel /lccn-n79027185McMurtry, Larrylccn-n50035128Carson, Kitlccn-n88224963Strozier, Henrylccn-n92092188Molina, Alfred1953-nrtlccn-no00039595Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm)Berrybender family (Fictitious characters)FictionDomestic fictionWestern storiesBildungsromansHistoryEccentrics and eccentricitiesUnited States, WestBritishYoung womenWomen immigrantsBerrybender family (Fictitious characters)Domestic fictionMissouri River ValleyUnited States--Yellowstone RiverLouisiana--New OrleansCarson, KitFamiliesAdventure and adventurersWestern storiesBildungsromansEthnic groupsUnited States--Yellowstone River Valley200220032004200520112012140791046813.54PS3563.A31933947ocn048811051book20020.17McMurtry, LarrySin killer : a novelFictionBildungsromansDomestic fictionWestern stories"It is 1830, and the Berrybender family, rich, aristocratic, English, and fiercely out of place, is on its way up the Missouri River to see the American West as it begins to open up." "Accompanied by a large and varied collection of retainers, Lord and Lady Berrybender have abandoned their palatial home in England to explore the frontier and to broaden the horizons of their children, who include Tasmin, a budding young woman of grit, beauty, and determination, her vivacious and difficult sister, and her brother."--Jacket+-+1758878925325711ocn053369268book20040.16McMurtry, LarryFolly and glory : a novelFictionDomestic fictionWestern storiesIn the final volume of The Berrybender Narratives, Tasmin and her family are under arrest in Mexican Santa Fe. Tasmin, who would once have followed her husband anywhere, is no longer even sure she likes him, or knows where to go to next. Captain Clark, of Lewis and Clark fame, is puzzled by the great changes sweeping over the West, replacing red men and buffalo with towns and farms. Jim Snow, Kit Carson and one of Lord Berrybender's many illegitimate offspring make their way back to Santa Fe. But even they are unable to prevent the Mexicans from carrying the Berrybender family on a long and terrible journey across the desert to Vera Cruz. Beset by Indians and hounded by their Mexican guards, the Berrybenders endure all the horror of the Jornado del Muerto -- the legendary Dead Man's Walk. The Mexican commander of the party falls in love with Tasmin, with unhappy consequences. starving, dying of thirst, they finally make their way to New Orleans, where Jim Snow has to choose between Tasmin and the great American plains. And after all her adventures, Tasmin must finally decide where her future lies+-+505887892528475ocn052381303book20030.15McMurtry, LarryBy sorrow's river : a novelFictionDomestic fictionRaising her young son, Monty, Tasmin Berrybender hopes to turn him into an English gentleman despite his life on the trail toward Santa Fe, an endeavor that is compromised by painful occurrences in the lives of Tasmin's husband and father+-+795887892526583ocn050503617book20030.16McMurtry, LarryThe wandering hill : a novelFictionDomestic fictionContinuing up the Missouri River with her wealthy English clan, Tasmin Berrybender, on the verge of motherhood and living with elusive Native American Jim Snow, witnesses her father's deterioration in the wake of her family's rise in power+-+9858878925129112ocn055142087rcrd20040.12McMurtry, LarryFolly and gloryHistoryFictionDomestic fictionThe Berrybenders, a family of wealthy English eccentrics, now have a growing brood of children. During the fourth year of their Western odyssey, each faces danger from Indian attacks, disease, and deprivation as they travel across the desert toward Santa Cruz+-+42327089255762ocn709673427book20110.17McMurtry, LarryThe Berrybender narrativesFictionA single-volume anthology of the epic story of the Berrybender pioneer family follows the relocation of British aristocrats Lord and Lady Berrybender to 1830 Texas, where their idealistic plans are shaped by their daughter's relationship with frontiersman Jim Snow+-+2722916096393ocn441408679com20030.12McMurtry, LarryBy sorrow's riverHistoryFictionBildungsromansDomestic fictionWestern storiesAt the heart of this third volume of his Western saga remains the beautiful and determined Tasmin Berrybender, now married to the "Sin Killer" and mother to their young son, Monty. Although Tasmin intends Monty to become an English gentleman like his grandfather, he lives the childhood of a savage101ocn229297399rcrd20020.12McMurtry, LarrySin killerHistoryFictionDomestic fictionJourneying up the Mississippi River in 1830, the wealthy Berrybenders encounter the challenges of the untamed American West before Tasmin Berrybender falls in love with frontiersman and part-time preacher Jim Snow61ocn229297381rcrd20030.12McMurtry, LarryThe wandering hillHistoryFictionBildungsromansDomestic fictionWestern storiesMcMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the unexplored Wild West of the 1830s, at that point in time when Lewis and Clark are still a living memory, and when the clash between the powerful Indian tribes of the Missouri and the encroaching white Americans is about to turn into full-blown tragedy11ocn780245372book20040.10McMurtry, LarryFolly and glory : the Berrybender narrativesFictionDomestic fiction+-+2841972306+-+1758878925Fri Mar 21 15:45:17 EDT 2014batch9863