Rhino Ranch: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 1, 2010 - Fiction - 288 pages
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• Highly acclaimed, iconic author: Larry McMurtry is renowned for his elegiac prose, sharp wit, and engaging plotlines. His Thalia, Texas, series is among his most famous and Duane is an icon as much as his creator.

• The Thalia Finale: Readers have followed the life of Duane through The Last Picture Show, Texasville, Duane’s Depressed, and When the Light Goes . Rhino Ranch, the final episode in Duane’s saga, represents the end of an era and is the most unusual and compelling novel in the series.

• Irony, romance, and cycle of life: Duane comes back from a near-fatal heart attack to discover that his new neighbor has recently opened a rhino preserve on her property. As he watches his world change around him, he reminisces on love affairs past and the missed opportunities he now regrets. Rhino Ranch is a bittersweet and fitting end to this iconic series, a tribute to all of the emotion, hilarity, whimsy, and poignancy that readers have followed across decades.
  

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Review: Rhino Ranch (The Last Picture Show #5)

User Review  - Dan Landis - Goodreads

That was a poor excuse for a novel. Really surprising that kind of writing from a famous novelist. Also, the editing on the hardback edition was very sloppy! Read full review

Review: Rhino Ranch (The Last Picture Show #5)

User Review  - Steve Saunders - Goodreads

I am now dreaming of rhinos running down the street! Great fun! Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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.

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