Synopses & Reviews
The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw. Larry McMurtry takes us on a hell-for-leather journey with Billy and his friends as they ride, drink, love, fight, shoot, and escape their way into the shining memories of Western myth. Surrounded by a splendid cast of characters that only Larry McMurtry could create, Billy charges headlong toward his fate, to become in death the unforgettable desperado he aspires to be in life. Not since Lonesome Dove has there been such a rich, exciting novel about the cowboys, Indians, and gunmen who live at the blazing heart of the American dream.
USA Today One of McMurtry's best...Stunning.
The Seattle Times Storytelling at its best, the West at its fiercest, and McMurtry in his prime.
Time Anything for Billy does for the gunfighter what Lonesome Dove did for the trail-driving cowboy...wistful appeal, larger-than-life characters.
About the Author
winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, is the author of twenty-three novels, three collections of essays, two memoirs, and more than thirty screenplays and the editor of a collection of short stories of the modern West. He lives in Archer City, Texas.