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... show more
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.
Publish date: October 1st 1999
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 945
Edition language: English
Series: Lonesome Dove (#1)
I spent the last eight weeks with the Hat Creek Cattle outfit, going with them on their epic adventure, a cattle track from Texas to Montana. And what a journey it was. At times funny, at times exciting and at times heart breaking. This book made me feel so emotional and I caught myself welling up w...
I would give it 10 stars if I could!This is one of the best books I've ever read. No wonder it won a Pulitzer!It was beautifully written. So much so that I felt as if I was transported back into that time period.I saw the film long before I even knew it was a book and I can say they got the castin...
I am completely overwhelmed and intimidated by the prospect of writing a review for this book. It's probably fair to call it a modern classic and it's been reviewed many times by much smarter and more perceptive people than I. What can I possibly add to the conversation that hasn't already been sa...
How shall I review a book which has left me speechless, empty? A book which I keep thinking about even after finishing it. No distraction is helping me to take this book and all those unforgettable characters out of my mind? I don’t know what to write or where to begin? I just know that I am missing...
Retired Texas Rangers Woodrow F. Call and Augustus McCrae leave behind their sleepy lives in the Texas town of Lonesome Dove to drive a herd of cattle to Montana. Will they make it alive?When I was a lad, around the time the glaciers receded and civilization began, I was enthralled with a certain TV...