Lonesome Dove: Lonesome Dove 3

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Pan Macmillan UK, Oct 1, 2011 - Fiction - 960 pages

More than a love story, more than an adventure, Lonesome Dove is an epic: a monumental novel which embraces the spirit of the last defiant wilderness of America.

Legend and fact, heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers - Lonesome Dove is the central, enduring American experience dramatically recreated in a magnificent story of heroism and love; of honour, loyalty and betrayal.

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LONESOME DOVE: A Novel (simon & Schuster Classics)

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This large, stately, and intensely powerful new novel by the author of Terms of Endearment and The Last Picture Show is constructed around a cattle drive—an epic journey from dry, hard-drinking south ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Larry McMurtry was born in Texas. His first novel, Horseman, Pass By, was filmed as Hud; his second, Leaving Cheyenne, was filmed as Lovin Molly; his third, The Last Picture Show, also filmed, won him full-scale recognition in the United States. The cinematic treatment of Terms of Endearment swept the boards at the 1984 Academy Awards, winning Oscars in several categories including Best Picture. Larry McMurtry now lives in Washington, where he runs a bookshop.

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