Buffalo Girls: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 1, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
12 Reviews
In a letter to her daughter back East, Martha Jane is not shy about her own importance: "Martha Jane -- better known as Calamity -- is just one of the handful of aging legends who travel to London as part of Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show in Buffalo Girls. As he describes the insatiable curiosity of Calamity's Indian friend No Ears, Annie Oakley's shooting match with Lord Windhouveren, and other highlights of the tour, McMurtry turns the story of a band of hardy, irrepressible survivors into an unforgettable portrait of love, fellowship, dreams, and heartbreak.
  

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User Review  - LynleyS - LibraryThing

This is the first Larry McMurtry novel I've read, though the films based on some of his books are among my most favorite. I haven't seen the TV film version of this, and didn't know it existed, and I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Richp - Goodreads

This is a fictional account based on the latter part of the life of Calamity Jane, and is really about the passing of the American Wild West and the creation of its mythology. While not LM's best, so-so for him is still above average. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
13
Section 3
21
Section 4
31
Section 5
41
Section 6
49
Section 7
59
Section 8
68
Section 22
197
Section 23
206
Section 24
219
Section 25
228
Section 26
233
Section 27
239
Section 28
245
Section 29
256

Section 9
74
Section 10
78
Section 11
84
Section 12
94
Section 13
106
Section 14
116
Section 15
125
Section 16
137
Section 17
145
Section 18
158
Section 19
165
Section 20
179
Section 21
187
Section 30
263
Section 31
267
Section 32
273
Section 33
277
Section 34
286
Section 35
297
Section 36
306
Section 37
311
Section 38
315
Section 39
321
Section 40
345
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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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