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McMurtry, Larry

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Lonesome Dove : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

115 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 6,594 WorldCat member 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 )

57 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever
Dead man's walk : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

53 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two youthful Texas Rangers, Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call, battle heat, thirst, bandits, Indians, and the Mexican Army in an expedition to New Mexico during the early days of the Texas Republic. By the author of Lonesome Dove
The last picture show by Larry McMurtry( Book )

173 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The youth of a small town in mid-twentieth-century Texas search for ways to escape boredom and experience life and love
Sin killer : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,924 WorldCat member 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."--Jacket
Anything for Billy by Larry McMurtry( Book )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,909 WorldCat member 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
Buffalo girls : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,882 WorldCat member 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
Telegraph days : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

41 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts myths of the closing decades of the western frontier viewed through the eyes of Nellie Courtright and her brother Jackson, orphans who make good in the town of Rita Blanca in what would become the Oklahoma Panhandle
Comanche moon : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 3,728 WorldCat member 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 )

64 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,709 WorldCat member 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
Boone's Lick : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,633 WorldCat member 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."--Jacket
Crazy Horse by Larry McMurtry( Book )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 understanding the human psyche, Larry McMurtry animates the character of this remarkable figure, whose betrayal by white representatives of the U.S. government was a tragic turning point in the history of the West. A mythic figure puzzled over by generations of historians, Crazy Horse emerges from McMurtry's sensitive portrait as the poignant hero of a long-since-vanished epoch
The evening star : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

44 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,424 WorldCat member 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
Some can whistle : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,369 WorldCat member 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
By sorrow's river : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 3,263 WorldCat member 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
The Last Kind Words Saloon : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 3,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the rich and varied friendship of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday from the town of Long Grass to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver, then to Mobetie, Texas, and finally to Tombstone, Arizona, culminating with the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Folly and glory : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 3,080 WorldCat member 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
Duane's depressed : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy on a man's belated mid-life crisis at the age of 62. It strikes Texas oil tycoon Duane Moore and not even his wife of 40 years can figure out what caused it. That task is left to a pretty psychiatrist. By the author of The Last Picture Show
Zeke and Ned : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 2,958 WorldCat member 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
The wandering hill : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,862 WorldCat member 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
 
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Larry McMurtry

Larry McMurtry Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Larry McMurtry amerikansk historikar og manusforfattar

Larry McMurtry amerikansk historiker och manusförfattare

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Larry McMurtry romancier, essayiste et scénariste américain

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Larry McMurtry US-amerikanischer Romanschriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Laurentius McMurtry

Mac Murtry Larry

MacMurtry, Jeff 1936-

Macmurtry, Larry

MacMurtry, Larry 1936-

MacMutry, Larry

Makmertri, Larri

Makmertri, Larri 1936-

Makmurtri, Lėrri

Makmurtri, Lėrri 1936-

Makmurtry, Larry, 1936-

Mc Murtry Larry

Mc Murtry, Larry 1936-

McMurtry, Jeff

McMurtry, Jeff 1936-

McMurtry, Larry

McMurtry Larry Jeff

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Макмёрти, Ларри Джефф

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