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McMurtry, Larry

Overview
Works: 706 works in 2,780 publications in 15 languages and 158,510 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Domestic fiction  Biography  Drama  Biographical fiction  Film adaptations  Adventure stories  Action and adventure fiction  Black humor 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Producer, Contributor, Author of introduction, Editor, Collaborator, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PS3563.A319, 813.54
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Lonesome Dove : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
79 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 6,407 libraries worldwide
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, weep, dream and remember. Now a blockbuster television event
Streets of Laredo : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
52 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,618 libraries worldwide
Pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever
Dead man's walk : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
47 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 4,482 libraries worldwide
Two youthful Texas Rangers, Gus McCrae and Woodrow Call, battle heat, thirst, bandits, Indians, and the Mexican Army in an expedition to New Mexico during the early days of the Texas Republic. By the author of Lonesome Dove
Comanche moon : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
35 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 4,424 libraries worldwide
Two Texas Rangers fight Indians and bandits while trying to sort affairs with their women. One is Gus McCrae, a hard-drinking womanizer jilted by his love, the other is sober Woodrow Call, father of a boy by a prostitute. By the author of Lonesome Dove
Anything for Billy by Larry McMurtry( Book )
42 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,150 libraries worldwide
Recreates the colorful life of the legendary outlaw Billy the Kid, a gunslinger neither as ferocious nor as purposeful as legend has him to be
Buffalo girls : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
36 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 4,141 libraries worldwide
Living quietly in her friend Dora's Miles City whorehouse, Calamity Jane is plunged back into one final, bittersweet adventure by the arrival of her old friend and rival, Buffalo Bill Cody
Sin killer : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,043 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
Telegraph days : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
32 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 3,969 libraries worldwide
Recounts myths of the closing decades of the western frontier viewed through the eyes of Nellie Courtright and her brother Jackson, orphans that make good in the town of Rita Blanca in what would become the Oklahoma Panhandle
Texasville : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
60 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,930 libraries worldwide
Jacy, the high school beauty, returns to Thalia from a career as a Hollywood star and changes the lives of her fellow townspeople
Boone's Lick : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,860 libraries worldwide
"The novel follows the Cecil family's arduous journey by riverboat and wagon from Boone's Lick, Missouri, to Fort Phil Kearny in Wyoming. Fifteen-year-old Shay narrates, describing the journey that begins when his Ma, Mary Margaret, decides to hunt down her elusive husband, Dick, to tell him she's leaving him. Without knowing precisely where he is, they set out across the plains in search of him, encountering grizzly bears, stormy weather, and hostile Indians as they go. With them are Shay's siblings, G.T., Neva, and baby Marcy; Shay's uncle, Seth; his Granpa Crackenthorpe; and Mary Margaret's beautiful half-sister, Rose. During their journey they pick up a barefooted priest named Father Villy, and a Snake Indian named Charlie Seven Days, and persuade them to join in their travels." "At the heart of the novel, and the adventure, is Mary Margaret, whom we first meet shooting a sheriff's horse out from underneath him in order to feed her family."--Jacket
Some can whistle : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 3,730 libraries worldwide
Danny Deck, a middle-aged Texas writer, finds his peaceful life overturned by the arrival of T.R., the daughter he has never seen, her two children, and her two lovers--Muddy, a failed cat burglar, and Earl Dee, a dangerous psychopath
The evening star : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
38 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,649 libraries worldwide
Aurora Greenway must come to grips with old age while those around her try to cope with their own problems, including an unwanted pregnancy and time spent in prison
Crazy Horse by Larry McMurtry( Book )
35 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,346 libraries worldwide
Strips away the tall tales of legend to reveal the essence of Crazy Horse, profiling him as a brilliant and ascetic warrior-hero whose life exemplified Native American tragedy and the end of the untamed West. Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure of American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. Yet his story remains an encapsulation of the Native American tragedy and the death of the untamed West. Crazy Horse strips away the tall tales to reveal the essence of this brilliant, ascetic warrior-hero. Larry McMurtry's vivid, carefully considered, succinct biography will lure not only his own fans but history buffs, Western enthusiasts, students of all things Native American, and anyone concerned with the white man's atonement and restitution to native peoples. In a portrait that only he could render, Larry McMurtry captures the poignant passing of a time and offers a vibrant new understanding of the mythic Crazy Horse and what he stood for
Folly and glory : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 3,258 libraries worldwide
Tasmin and her family find themselves under arrest in Mexican Santa Fe, from which they are led on the terrifying "Dead Man's Walk" to Vera Cruz, while Jim Snow, accompanied by Kit Carson, journeys to New Orleans
Terms of endearment : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
50 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 3,133 libraries worldwide
A portrait of an outrageous woman whose zest for life and need to control impose themselves on her grown daughter, her suitors, and almost everybody else
Zeke and Ned : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
31 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 3,123 libraries worldwide
A case of adultery spirals into racial violence in 1870s Oklahoma Territory. The story begins when a white man seeks justice because a halfbreed is sleeping with his wife. There is a shootout, the races take side and blood flows
Loop group by Larry McMurtry( Book )
21 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,006 libraries worldwide
Anticipating the onset of her later years, Maggie leaves behind her manipulative daughters and psychoanalyst lover to accompany her best friend, Connie, for one final fling, but a series of misadventures prompts their desperate, gun-toting journey to a Texas ranch
Pretty Boy Floyd : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
23 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,969 libraries worldwide
The life of Charles Floyd, an Oklahoma farm boy turned bandit in the 1920s. The newspapers dubbed him pretty boy because for a bank robber he was unusually kind. He became a folk hero and the FBI's public enemy No. 1. McMurtry is author of Lonesome Dove
The late child : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
26 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 2,934 libraries worldwide
A roller coaster trip across the U.S. by three women, a boy and a dog. One of the women has lost a daughter and to help her overcome her grief the other two, who are her sisters, are taking her home to their farm in Oklahoma. But when they get there she decides home is really back in Las Vegas. Part-funny, part-sad, a sequel to The desert rose
The Last Kind Words Saloon : a novel by Larry McMurtry( Book )
24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,929 libraries worldwide
Traces the rich and varied friendship of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holiday from the town of Long Grass to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver, then to Mobetie, Texas, and finally to Tombstone, Arizona, culminating with the famed gunfight at the O.K. Corral
 
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Alternative Names
Larry McMurtry Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
Larry McMurtry amerikansk historikar og manusforfattar
Larry McMurtry amerikansk historiker och manusförfattare
Larry McMurtry amerikansk historiker og manusforfatter
Larry McMurtry amerikansk historiker og manuskriptforfatter
Larry McMurtry romancier, essayiste et scénariste américain
Larry McMurtry romanziere e sceneggiatore statunitense
Larry McMurtry US-amerikanischer Romanschriftsteller und Drehbuchautor
Laurentius McMurtry
Mac Murtry, Larry
Mac Murtry Larry 1936-....
MacMurtry, Jeff 1936-
Macmurtry, Larry
MacMurtry Larry 1936-....
Makmertri, Larri
Makmertri, Larri 1936-
Makmurtri, Lėrri
Makmurtri, Lėrri 1936-
Makmurtry, Larry, 1936-
Mc Murtry, Larry
Mc Murtry Larry 1936-....
McMurtry, Jeff
McMurtry, Jeff 1936-
McMurtry, Larry
Mekmartri, Lari
Saskatchewan. Ministère de la voirie et des transports
Макмёрти, Ларри Джефф
מקמרטרי, לארי
لاری مک‌مورتی فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
ラリー・マクマートリー
拉里·麦克默特里
賴瑞·麥可莫特瑞
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