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I love early McMurtry. I reread them every few years or so. Brings back memories of all kinds. It doesn't hurt that he is a great writer either.Published 1 month ago by Alison
This was my first introduction to Larry McMurtry when I bought it from a book club based only on the large number of pages. Read morePublished 4 months ago by marsha prock
I kept waiting for it to hold my interest but it didn't. Certainly not McMurtry's best and I have read many.Published 5 months ago by Robert P McFadden
Am almost through with this story and am very interested how the problems are solved. I have the problem of when I get into a mess I can't handle, my solution is to run away. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Michael K. Knowles
I love Larry McMurtry and was glad to read anything he's written, until this book. Patsy Carpenter is the most unlovely, selfish, and annoying character I've encountered in some... Read morePublished 10 months ago by K.R.
As has already been noted in the previous reviews, this novel takes place back in the sixties and was published in 1970--vintage Texan of my own generation in graduate school. Read morePublished on August 31, 2009 by REESE ELLA HOWARD
Yes this book is very long, and yes it is worth the read. McMurtry is a wonderful author, he has a way of putting the reader into another life, the descriptions, and characters... Read morePublished on July 31, 2008 by PokerBen
This is the best Larry McMurtry book. Don't be fooled by imitations! (So many of his new books pale in the shadow of his earlier works.) Try this wonderful novel. Read morePublished on December 6, 2004 by Lynn Ellingwood