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Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

20 Ratings: 4.1
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry - Western Fiction

Product Description  A love story and an epic of the frontier, Lonesome Dove is the grandest novel ever written about the last, defiant wilderness of America. Richly authentic, beautifully written, Lonesome Dove is a book to make readers laugh, … see full wiki

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Author: Larry McMurtry
Genre: Western Fiction
Publisher: Pocket (December 15, 1988)
Date Published: (December 15, 1988)
6 reviews about Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
review by . June 17, 2010
The first time I read Lonesome Dove I became so engrossed in the world of the story and its characters that I wasn’t ready to leave them—and as soon as I finished I went back and started all over again. Larry McMurtry creates colorful, complicated characters who follow you around even after you have put the book down. Although the sprawling novel includes a long cattle drive over a thousand miles and all the cowboys needed to make it, plus all the people and trouble they encounter along …
Quick Tip by . July 06, 2010
One of the best books I've ever read. And I'm not into westerns.
Quick Tip by . June 20, 2010
amazing book.
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
good
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
Good story. Westerns aren't usually what I enjoy reading, but I'd seen the movie and then discovered that there was a book, so I read it. I actually liked reading the book better than watching the movie.
review by . December 03, 2008
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
Lonesome Dove is an epic novel that truly sweeps you into the time and place it is set in. You are drawn by the superb writing of Larry McMurtry into the world of Gus McCrea and W.F. Call, two retired Texas Rangers who decide to drive a herd of cattle from Texas up to the wild Montana territory.  The characters are so richly described, and yet remain simple in their ways. Gus, Call, Newt, Deets, Pea-Eye, Jake, Lorena, Clara, July, Bolivar, Lippy, Dish, Roscoe, Joe, and so many more. Even …
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