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.
"Lonesome Dove is Larry McMurtry's loftiest novel.--Los
A marvelous novel . . . moves with joyous energy . . . amply imagined and crisply, lovingly written. I haven't enjoyed a book more this year . . . a joyous epic.--Newsweek
The finest novel that McMurtry has yet accomplished . . . Lonesome Dove has all the action anyone could possibly imagine . . . [and] both in general and in details, the authority of exact authenticity . . . superb.--Chicago Tribune
"Everything about Lonesome Dove feels true . . . These are real people, and they are still larger than life."--Nicholas Lemann, The New York Times Book Review
"If you read only one western novel in your life, read Lonesome Dove."--USA Today