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Publisher Comments:

Dead Man's Walk is the first, extraordinary book in the epic Lonesome Dove tetralogy, in which Larry McMurtry breathed new life into the vanished American West and created two of the most memorable heroes in contemporary fiction: Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call.

As young Texas Rangers, Gus and Call have much to learn about survival in a land fraught with perils: not only the blazing heat and raging tornadoes, roiling rivers and merciless Indians but also the deadly whims of soldiers. On their first expeditions--led by incompetent officers and accompanied by the robust, dauntless whore known as the Great Western--they will face death at the hands of the cunning Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump and the silent Apache Gomez. They will be astonished by the Mexican army. And Gus will meet the love of his life.

About the Author

The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, among other awards, Larry Mcmurtry is the author of more than twenty novels, two collections of essays, and more than thirty screenplays. His reputation as a critically acclaimed author is unequaled. Mr. McMurtry lives in Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684857541
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
McMurtry, Larry
Author:
McMurtry, Larry
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Comanche Indians
Subject:
McCrae, Augustus
Subject:
Call, Woodrow
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Westerns - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Pulitzer Prize, Lonesome Dove, American classic, classics, larry mcmurtry, Terms of Endearment, dead man s walk, masterpiece, love story, adventure, American epic, West, wild west, cowboys, outlaws, whores, Indians, settiers, American experience, cattle d
Subject:
Montana, American Dream
Subject:
Pulitzer Prize, Lonesome Dove, American classic, classics, larry mcmurtry, Terms of Endearment, dead man s walk, masterpiece, love story, adventure, American epic, West, wild west, cowboys, outlaws, whores, Indians, settiers, American experience, cattle d
Subject:
Pulitzer Prize, Lonesome Dove, American classic, classics, larry mcmurtry, Terms of Endearment, dead man s walk, masterpiece, love story, adventure, American epic, West, wild west, cowboys, outlaws, whores, Indians, settiers, American experience, cattle d
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Lonesome Dove
Series Volume:
99/058
Publication Date:
October 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 12.95 oz

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