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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.

Synopsis:

In Dead Man's Walk, the prequel to the bestselling books, Lonesome Dove and Streets of Laredo, McMurtry dazzles readers once more with the early adventures of two of the most memorable heroes in contemporary fiction--Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call. National ads/media.

About the Author

Larry McMurtry is the author of twenty-nine novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove, three memoirs, two collections of essays, and more than thirty screenplays. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671001162
Author:
McMurtry, Larry
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Author:
McMurtry, Larry
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
Adventure stories
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
Western stories
Subject:
Adventure fiction
Subject:
Comanche Indians
Subject:
Texas Fiction.
Subject:
McCrae, Augustus
Subject:
Call, Woodrow
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Westerns - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series Volume:
C-3660
Publication Date:
June 1996
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 8.575 oz

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"Synopsis" by , In Dead Man's Walk, the prequel to the bestselling books, Lonesome Dove and Streets of Laredo, McMurtry dazzles readers once more with the early adventures of two of the most memorable heroes in contemporary fiction--Augustus McCrae and Woodrow Call. National ads/media.
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