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Lonesome Dove by  Larry McMurtry - First Edition/First Printing - 1985 - from Craig Hokenson Bookseller (SKU: 42101)

Lonesome Dove

Lonesome Dove by  Larry McMurtry - First Edition/First Printing - 1985 - from Craig Hokenson Bookseller (SKU: 42101)
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Lonesome Dove

by McMurtry, Larry

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good+/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0671504207
ISBN 13
9780671504205
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. Solid and attractive. Nicer than usually seen. Mild soiling to page edges. Jacket does not look like any at left; this copy does not have the Pulitzer Prize inset. 1-10 number line. . First Edition/First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Near Fine.

Synopsis

An epic story of two retired Texas Rangers on a cattle drive to Montana that is loosely basedon historic events from the 19th century, the original Lonesome Dove story was written to be a screenplay called "The Streets of Laredo.” The 1970s film was to be directed by Peter Bogdanovich, starring John Wayne, James Stewart, and Henry Fonda. However, due to casting issues, the movie was abandoned. Larry McMurtry later turned the Lonesome Dove script into a full-length Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The novel was later re-adapted to a four-part television miniseries starring Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Duvall, and Robert Urich.

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On Aug 25 2009, Poetmaker said:
I am 64 years old and have read many books, but this novel takes the cow pie cake--so to speak. I could not put it down--it has consumed my days and nights with the most outstanding writing I have ever read. I almost wanted to scratch the palces he was describing--I felt the rope on my neck--the bug bites--smelled the smells the cowboys smelled--was happy when they were happy and ever so sad when the main characters were either killed or had to make a major decision.

A must read for everyone who says the love to read. This is a novel one must take on their trip to Mars or down an isolated jungle trip. It will keep you company better than anything else you could take with you.

Details

Bookseller
Craig Hokenson Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
42101
Title
Lonesome Dove
Author
McMurtry, Larry
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition/First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0671504207
ISBN 13
9780671504205
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1985
Keywords
WEST U FICTION WESTERNS CALL
Bookseller catalogs
MODERN FIRST EDITIONS;

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About Craig Hokenson Bookseller

I am internet based, and participate in several book shows a year. Visitors welcome by appointment. I specialize in modern first editions, but offer a wide range of books. I have been buying and selling books for 20 years. I buy books, and will certainly consider trades. Member of the Texas Booksellers Association.

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