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.
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This exhilarating, Pulitzer Prize–winning novel brings the last days of American frontier society to life. Restless former Texas Rangers Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call decide to move their livery operation from southern Texas to Montana. Driving their cattle north through unsettled country, the duo and their cowboys are beset by Native Americans, bandits, and bad fortune. Larry McMurtry excels at wringing humor and insight from desperate circumstances—Lonesome Dove brims with adventure and moving moments.
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What can I say. Just read it. Time well spent.
Complex characters and an unbelievably exciting story. Best american western novel, period.