Thalia : a Texas trilogy / Larry McMurtry.
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|Gibsons Public Library||FIC MCMU (Text)||30886001043534||Adult Fiction Hardcover||Volume hold||Checked out||07/24/2018|
- ISBN: 9781631493751
- Physical Description: xiii, 722 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017.
Originally published as individual volumes: New York : Harper, 1961 (Horseman, pass by); 1963 (Leaving Cheyenne); Dial Press, 1966 (The last picture show).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Horseman, pass by -- Leaving Cheyenne -- The last picture show.
Larry McMurtry's first three novels - all set in the north Texas town of Thalia after World War II - are collected here for the first time. McMurtry writes tragically of men and women trying to carve out an existence on the plains, where the forces of modernity challenge small - town American life. From a cattleranch rivalry to a love triangle involving a cowboy, his rancher boss and wife, and finally to the hardscrabble citizens of an oil-patch town trying to keep their only movie house alive, McMurtry captures the stark realities of the West like no one else.
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