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  - CarltonC - LibraryThing

A great sprawling epic western novel. Starting in a slow manner at the sparse home ranch of Lonesome Dove close to the Mexican border and the Rio Grande to build up the wonderfully realised cast of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Camie - Goodreads

"All America lies at the end of the wilderness road, and our past is not a dead past, but still lives in us. Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside. We live in the ... 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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