Lonesome DoveBook - 1985
Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers. Richly authentic, beautifully written, always dramatic, Lonesome Dove is a book to make us laugh, weep, dream, and remember.
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The modern standard for the trail drive novel, this epic western follows a cattle drive from Lonesome Dove, TX as they attempt to establish a ranch in Montana. Richly detailed and complex connections of characters bring this story to life.
JCLCharlesH Apr 20, 2020
This sweeping story of a cattle drive from Texas to Montana deserves all of its praise as a must read western. The characters are fully realized and the complex web of interactions is at times joyful, and others filled with sorrow. It's long, but if you give it the time it demands, the book will ... Read More »
This classic Western masterpiece depicts life on a cattle drive from Texas to Montana.
JCLHebahA Jul 22, 2015
Colorful characters populate this gritty, intense western. It's a long read, but a rewarding one so long as a lack of character shields isn't a deal-breaker; life in the West was tough, and McMurtry doesn't shy away from conveying that.
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