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Lonesome Dove
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It begins in the office of The Hat Creek Cattle Company of the Rio Grande. It ends as a journey into the heart of every adventurer who ever lived... From the author of The Last Picture Show and Texasville - here is Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece. A powerful, triumphant portrayal of the American West as it really was. 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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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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The Pulitzer Prize winning novel - a story of love, honour, loyalty and betrayal

About the Author

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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Flush with authenticity * Wall Street Journal * A triumph . . . McMurtry is superb * Chicago Tribune * Moving . . . thrilling . . . perfectly realized . . . unforgettable * New York Times * If you read only one Western novel in your life, read this one . . . no other has ever approached the accomplishment of Lonesome Dove * USA Today *

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