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LONESOME DOVE.

by McMurtry, Larry

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NY: SIMON & SCHUSTER.. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Close to fine in plain yellow printed wrappers. (Couple of tiny nicks at edges of spine. ) Awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and the basis for the immensely popular television miniseries. .

Synopsis

An epic story of two retired Texas Rangers on a cattle drive to Montana that is loosely basedon historic events from the 19th century, the original Lonesome Dove story was written to be a screenplay called "The Streets of Laredo.” The 1970s film was to be directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring John Wayne, James Stewart, and Henry Fonda. However, due to casting issues, the movie was abandoned. Larry McMurtry later turned the Lonesome Dove script into a full-length Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The novel was later re-adapted to a four-part television miniseries starring Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Duvall, and Robert Urich.

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On Aug 25 2009, Poetmaker said:
I am 64 years old and have read many books, but this novel takes the cow pie cake--so to speak. I could not put it down--it has consumed my days and nights with the most outstanding writing I have ever read. I almost wanted to scratch the palces he was describing--I felt the rope on my neck--the bug bites--smelled the smells the cowboys smelled--was happy when they were happy and ever so sad when the main characters were either killed or had to make a major decision.

A must read for everyone who says the love to read. This is a novel one must take on their trip to Mars or down an isolated jungle trip. It will keep you company better than anything else you could take with you.

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Details

Seller
Waverley Books US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
23136
Title
LONESOME DOVE.
Author
McMurtry, Larry
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
SIMON & SCHUSTER.
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1985
Keywords
Modern Fiction/western & Native American Literature/larry , Mcmurtry/uncorrected Proofs/books Into Films/pulitzer Prize Winners/211

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