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Larry McMurtry: A Life

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Larry McMurtry: A Life

In over 40 books, in a career that spanned over 60 years, Larry McMurtry staked his claim as a superior chronicler of the American West, and as the Great Plains’ keenest witness since Willa Cather and Wallace Stegner. Tracy Daugherty's latest book traces his origins as one of the last American writers who had direct contact with this country’s pioneer traditions. It follows his astonishing career as bestselling novelist, Pulitzer Prize winner, author of the beloved LONESOME DOVE, Academy Award-winning screenwriter, public intellectual and passionate bookseller.

Larry McMurtry: A Life
by Tracy Daugherty

  • Publication Date: September 12, 2023
  • Genres: Biography, Nonfiction
  • Hardcover: 560 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • ISBN-10: 1250282330
  • ISBN-13: 9781250282330