What are the best Larry McMurtry books?

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    #1Dead Man's Walk (Lonesome Dove)

    Dead Man's Walk (Lonesome Dove)

    Dead Man's Walk is the third book in Lonesome Dove tetralogy written by Larry McMurtry. It is about the two young Texas Rangers Gus and Call and their survival in the Great Western. 

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    William Brooks
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "Great book if you are interested in Larry McMurty. This is the third book in the series however, so I would recommend you check the others out first haha."
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    #2Comanche Moon (Lonesome Dove)

    Comanche Moon (Lonesome Dove)

    Comanche moon is the last book in Lonesome Dove tetralogy written by Larry McMurtry. It is a historical fiction novel first published in 1997 and follows the story of Gus and Call with their comrades. 

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    Helen Lynch
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "This is my favorite book in the Lonesome Dove series. It's nice to be able to revisit the characters we've grown to love. "
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    #3The Berrybender Narratives

    The Berrybender Narratives

    The Berrybender Narratives is a Western historical fiction novel written by Larry McMurtry. It is published in 2011 by Simon & Schuster. 

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    Kathy Lewis
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "If you are looking for a good novel by author Larry McMurtry, look no further than The BerryBender Narratives. This story about a pioneer family was very intriguing and kept me interested! I recommend this title!"
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    #4Terms of Endearment

    Terms of Endearment

    Terms of Endearment is a book written by Pulitzer prize awardee Larry McMurtry. Adapted into a film who won an Oscar award, this story is about a mother Aurora Greenway and her daughter Emma. 

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    Maria Diaz
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I love all of McMurtry's books, but this takes the cake! It's really the best one overall."
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    #5Streets Of Laredo (Lonesome Dove)

    Streets Of Laredo (Lonesome Dove)

    Streets Of Laredo is the second book of Lonesome Dove tetralogy written by Pulitzer-prize awardee Larry McMurtry. It is about Captain Woodrow Call who became a bounty hunter to track down a Mexican bandit. 

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    Lawrence Vargas
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "The Lonesome Dove series is a classic for a reason, and Streets of Laredo is a welcome addition to the series. It is pretty weak compared to the rest, but it's a necessary entry."
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    #6The Last Picture Show

    The Last Picture Show

    The Last Picture Show is a novel written by Pulitzer-prize winning author Larry McMurtry. Set in Texas, this coming of age book follows the story of Jacy, Duane, and Sonny. It is also adapted to film with the same title. 

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    Tyler Kelly
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "The best coming of age book ever written. Characters learn to grow up, learn the consequences of their actions. They start out as carefree teens, but get slowly ground down by the hopelessness of the rel world. Welcome to misery, boys! HAhA! Great book, though. i gives it Five stars!"
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    #7Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen

    Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen

    Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen: Reflections on Sixty and Beyond is a non-fiction memoir written by Larry McMurtry. This biography book is first published in 1999. 

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    Bruce Davidson
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This is a really slow read. It's hard to get through the beginning it's so long and drawn out. Uninteresting story."
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    #8Lonesome Dove

    Lonesome Dove
    Lonesome Dove is the winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize. Set in the American West during the late 19th century, it follows the story of retired Texas Rangers as they herd cattle from Texas to Montana.
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Best What are the best Larry McMurtry books
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Dead Man's Walk (Lonesome Dove)Books 44 Paid
2Comanche Moon (Lonesome Dove)Books 39 Paid
3The Berrybender NarrativesBooks 38 Paid
4Terms of EndearmentBooks 36 Paid
5Streets Of Laredo (Lonesome Dove)Books 32 Paid
6The Last Picture Show Books 30 Paid
7Walter Benjamin at the Dairy QueenBooks 29 Paid
8Lonesome DoveBooks 27 Paid
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