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Lonesome Dove

McMurtry, Larry

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ISBN 10: 0671504207 / ISBN 13: 9780671504205
Edité par SIMON AND SCHUSTER, NEW YORK, 1985
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : GOOD. JACKET: FAIR DJ HARD BACK BLACK
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General wear and rubbed cover/dust jacket. Tight binding. No bookplate. No markings. Small tears on dust jacket. DATE PUBLISHED: 1985 EDITION: FIRST ED 843. N° de réf. du libraire 087276

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Titre : Lonesome Dove

Éditeur : SIMON AND SCHUSTER, NEW YORK

Date d'édition : 1985

Reliure : HARD BACK BLACK

Etat du livre :GOOD. JACKET: FAIR DJ

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : FIRST ED.

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Synopsis :

Set in the late 19th century, Lonesome Dove is an adventurous story of a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. The narrative centers around two friends: Augustus McCrae, a reluctant rancher who has a way with women, and W. F. Call, whose talent for leadership conceals a secret sorrow. For Gus, Call, and the others who join the journey, the cattle drive is not only a daring and, perhaps, foolhardy endeavor, it comes to represent American dreams of the West.

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Larry McMurtry, in books like The Last Picture Show, has depicted the modern degeneration of the myth of the American West. The subject of Lonesome Dove, cowboys herding cattle on a great trail-drive, seems like the very stuff of that cliched myth, but McMurtry bravely tackles the task of creating meaningful literature out of it. At first the novel seems the kind of anti-mythic, anti-heroic story one might expect: the main protagonists are a drunken and inarticulate pair of former Texas Rangers turned horse rustlers. Yet when the trail begins, the story picks up an energy and a drive that makes heroes of these men. Their mission may be historically insignificant, or pointless--McMurtry is smart enough to address both possibilities--but there is an undoubted valor in their lives. The result is a historically aware, intelligent, romantic novel of the mythic west that won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

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