Most widely held works about Larry McMurtry
Most widely held works by Larry McMurtry
Lonesome Dove : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
82 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 4,809 libraries worldwide
A love story and an epic of the frontier, Lonesome Dove is the grandest novel ever written about the last, defiant wilderness of America. Richly authentic, beautifully written, Lonesome Dove is a book to make readers laugh, weep, dream and remember. Now a blockbuster television event.
Streets of Laredo : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
51 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,816 libraries worldwide
Pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever.
Buffalo girls : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
49 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 3,596 libraries worldwide
Living quietly in her friend Dora's Miles City whorehouse, Calamity Jane is plunged back into one final, bittersweet adventure by the arrival of her old friend and rival, Buffalo Bill Cody.
Dead man's walk : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
44 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,551 libraries worldwide
The adventures of two youthful Rangers in the days of the Texas Republic. They battle heat, thirst, bandits, Indians and the Mexican Army to emerge mature men. By the author of Lonesome Dove.
Anything for Billy by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
39 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 3,487 libraries worldwide
Recreates the colorful life of the legendary outlaw Billy the Kid, a gunslinger neither as ferocious nor as purposeful as legend has him to be.
Comanche moon : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,470 libraries worldwide
Two Texas Rangers fight Indians and bandits while trying to sort affairs with their women. One is Gus McCrae, a hard-drinking womanizer jilted by his love, the other is sober Woodrow Call, father of a boy by a prostitute. By the author of Lonesome Dove.
Texasville : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
48 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 9 languages and held by 3,415 libraries worldwide
Jacy, the high school beauty, returns to Thalia from a career as a Hollywood star and changes the lives of her fellow townspeople.
Some can whistle : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 3,306 libraries worldwide
Danny Deck, a middle-aged Texas writer, finds his peaceful life overturned by the arrival of T.R., the daughter he has never seen, her two children, and her two lovers--Muddy, a failed cat burglar, and Earl Dee, a dangerous psychopath.
The evening star : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
45 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,255 libraries worldwide
Aurora Greenway must come to grips with old age while those around her try to cope with their own problems, including an unwanted pregnancy and time spent in prison.
Sin killer : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
42 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,085 libraries worldwide
"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."--BOOK JACKET.
Telegraph days : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
43 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,034 libraries worldwide
Recounts myths of the closing decades of the western frontier viewed through the eyes of Nellie Courtright and her brother Jackson, orphans that make good in the town of Rita Blanca in what would become the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Boone's Lick : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,010 libraries worldwide
"The novel follows the Cecil family's arduous journey by riverboat and wagon from Boone's Lick, Missouri, to Fort Phil Kearny in Wyoming. Fifteen-year-old Shay narrates, describing the journey that begins when his Ma, Mary Margaret, decides to hunt down her elusive husband, Dick, to tell him she's leaving him. Without knowing precisely where he is, they set out across the plains in search of him, encountering grizzly bears, stormy weather, and hostile Indians as they go. With them are Shay's siblings, G.T., Neva, and baby Marcy; Shay's uncle, Seth; his Granpa Crackenthorpe; and Mary Margaret's beautiful half-sister, Rose. During their journey they pick up a barefooted priest named Father Villy, and a Snake Indian named Charlie Seven Days, and persuade them to join in their travels." "At the heart of the novel, and the adventure, is Mary Margaret, whom we first meet shooting a sheriff's horse out from underneath him in order to feed her family."--BOOK JACKET.
Crazy Horse by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 3,008 libraries worldwide
Strips away the tall tales of legend to reveal the essence of Crazy Horse, profiling him as a brilliant and ascetic warrior-hero whose life exemplified Native American tragedy and the end of the untamed West. Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure of American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. Yet his story remains an encapsulation of the Native American tragedy and the death of the untamed West. Crazy Horse strips away the tall tales to reveal the essence of this brilliant, ascetic warrior-hero. Larry McMurtry's vivid, carefully considered, succinct biography will lure not only his own fans but history buffs, Western enthusiasts, students of all things Native American, and anyone concerned with the white man's atonement and restitution to native peoples. In a portrait that only he could render, Larry McMurtry captures the poignant passing of a time and offers a vibrant new understanding of the mythic Crazy Horse and what he stood for.
Loop group by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
35 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,912 libraries worldwide
Anticipating the onset of her later years, Maggie leaves behind her manipulative daughters and psychoanalyst lover to accompany her best friend, Connie, for one final fling, but a series of misadventures prompts their desperate, gun-toting journey to a Texas ranch.
The wandering hill : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
40 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,842 libraries worldwide
Continuing 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.
The last picture show by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
109 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,835 libraries worldwide
The youth of a small town in mid-twentieth-century Texas search for ways to escape boredom and experience life and love.
By sorrow's river : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,697 libraries worldwide
Raising 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.
Zeke and Ned : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
35 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,695 libraries worldwide
A case of adultery spirals into racial violence in 1870s Oklahoma Territory. The story begins when a white man seeks justice because a halfbreed is sleeping with his wife. There is a shootout, the races take side and blood flows.
Folly and glory : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
37 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,646 libraries worldwide
Tasmin and her family find themselves under arrest in Mexican Santa Fe, from which they are led on the terrifying "Dead Man's Walk" to Vera Cruz, while Jim Snow, accompanied by Kit Carson, journeys to New Orleans.
Terms of endearment : a novel by Larry McMurtry ( Book )
75 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in 15 languages and held by 2,551 libraries worldwide
A portrait of an outrageous woman whose zest for life and need to control impose themselves on her grown daughter, her suitors, and almost everybody else.
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