Lonesome DoveBook - 1985
A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America.
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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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.
Epic, sweeping, and a stone cold classic, McMurty's novel is a love letter to the American West but also a ripping yarn in and of itself, travelling with a large cast of characters on an extended cattle drive from Lonesome Dove, Texas, to Montana. Their loves, dreams, jealousies, scams, and honor... Read More »
Former Texas Rangers leave their unsuccessful cattle business when they hear of good opportunities in newly opened territory.
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