Lonesome Dove

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Simon & Schuster, Nov 1, 1993 - Fiction - 960 pages
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Former Texas Rangers leave their unsuccessful cattle business when they hear of good opportunities in newly opened territory.

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I prefer leaner prose. - LibraryThing
Writing this review is so hard. - LibraryThing
The more minor one is how incomplete the ending felt. - LibraryThing
The plot isn't exactly something we care about. - LibraryThing
McMurtry's writing was pure magic to me. - LibraryThing
I can't say enough about the writing or the characters. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - NineLarks - LibraryThing

To be perfectly honest, I read about a hundred pages and thought this was the most ridiculous book ever and could not understand why any would ever finish all million pages of this horrendously long ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tania - Goodreads

'Course the Indians have had this land forever. To them it's precious because it's old. To us it's exciting because it's new.' 4.5 stars. There are so many things I loved about Lonesome Dove, that I ... Read full review

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Larry McMurtry is the author of twenty-nine novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Lonesome Dove". His other works include two collections of essays, three memoirs, and more than thirty screenplays, including the coauthorship of "Brokeback Mountain", for which he received an Academy Award. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

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