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Berrybender family (Fictitious characters)

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Works: 10 works in 47 publications in 1 language and 14,088 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Western stories  Bildungsromans  History 
Classifications: PS3563.A319, 813.54
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    Sin killer : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
    7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 3,428 libraries worldwide
    "It is 1830, and the Berrybender family, rich, aristocratic, English, and fiercely out of place, is on its way up the Missouri River to see the American West as it begins to open up." "Accompanied by a large and varied collection of retainers, Lord and Lady Berrybender have abandoned their palatial home in England to explore the frontier and to broaden the horizons of their children, who include Tasmin, a budding young woman of grit, beauty, and determination, her vivacious and difficult sister, and her brother."--Jacket
    Folly and glory : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
    12 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 3,258 libraries worldwide
    In the final volume of The Berrybender Narratives, Tasmin and her family are under arrest in Mexican Santa Fe. Tasmin, who would once have followed her husband anywhere, is no longer even sure she likes him, or knows where to go to next. Captain Clark, of Lewis and Clark fame, is puzzled by the great changes sweeping over the West, replacing red men and buffalo with towns and farms. Jim Snow, Kit Carson and one of Lord Berrybender's many illegitimate offspring make their way back to Santa Fe. But even they are unable to prevent the Mexicans from carrying the Berrybender family on a long and terrible journey across the desert to Vera Cruz. Beset by Indians and hounded by their Mexican guards, the Berrybenders endure all the horror of the Jornado del Muerto -- the legendary Dead Man's Walk. The Mexican commander of the party falls in love with Tasmin, with unhappy consequences. starving, dying of thirst, they finally make their way to New Orleans, where Jim Snow has to choose between Tasmin and the great American plains. And after all her adventures, Tasmin must finally decide where her future lies
    By sorrow's river : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
    5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,845 libraries worldwide
    Raising her young son, Monty, Tasmin Berrybender hopes to turn him into an English gentleman despite his life on the trail toward Santa Fe, an endeavor that is compromised by painful occurrences in the lives of Tasmin's husband and father
    The wandering hill : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
    3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,646 libraries worldwide
    Continuing up the Missouri River with her wealthy English clan, Tasmin Berrybender, on the verge of motherhood and living with elusive Native American Jim Snow, witnesses her father's deterioration in the wake of her family's rise in power
    Folly and glory by Larry McMurtry( Sound Recording )
    12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
    Starving, dying of thirst, and in constant, bloody battle with slavers pursuing them, the Berrybenders finally make their way to civilization where Jim Snow has to choose between Tasmin and the great American plains and Tasmin must decide where her future lies
    The Berrybender narratives by Larry McMurtry( Book )
    2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
    A single-volume anthology of the epic story of the Berrybender pioneer family follows the relocation of British aristocrats Lord and Lady Berrybender to 1830 Texas, where their idealistic plans are shaped by their daughter's relationship with frontiersman Jim Snow
    By sorrow's river by Larry McMurtry( file )
    3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
    At the heart of this third volume of his Western saga remains the beautiful and determined Tasmin Berrybender, now married to the "Sin Killer" and mother to their young son, Monty. Although Tasmin intends Monty to become an English gentleman like his grandfather, he lives the childhood of a savage
    Sin killer by Larry McMurtry( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
    Journeying up the Mississippi River in 1830, the wealthy Berrybenders encounter the challenges of the untamed American West before Tasmin Berrybender falls in love with frontiersman and part-time preacher Jim Snow
    The wandering hill by Larry McMurtry( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
    McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the unexplored Wild West of the 1830s, at that point in time when Lewis and Clark are still a living memory, and when the clash between the powerful Indian tribes of the Missouri and the encroaching white Americans is about to turn into full-blown tragedy
    Folly and glory : the Berrybender narratives by Larry McMurtry( Book )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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