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Larry McMurtry


Larry McMurtry

Larry McMurtry (1936–2021) was the author of more than 30 novels, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning LONESOME DOVE, three memoirs, two collections of essays, and more than 30 screenplays. He lived in Archer City, Texas.

Larry McMurtry

Books by Larry McMurtry

by Larry McMurtry - Fiction, Historical Fiction

The taciturn Wyatt Earp whiles away his time in between bottles, and the dentist-turned-gunslinger Doc Holliday is more adept at poker than extracting teeth. Now hailed as heroes for their days of subduing drunks in Abilene and Dodge, Wyatt and Doc are living out the last days of a way of life that is passing into history, two men never more aware of the growing distance between their lives and their legends.

by Larry McMurtry - History, Nonfiction

Larry McMurtry has long been fascinated by George Custer and his rightful place in history. In CUSTER, he examines how the “Boy General,” who graduated last in his class at West Point, went on to earn distinction in the Civil War and rose through the ranks. In this lavishly illustrated volume, McMurtry delivers an honest assessment of Custer’s legacy and redefines our understanding of the American West.