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.
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. See less
The following is a personality profile of Larry McMurtry based on his work.
Larry McMurtry is boisterous and unpretentious.
He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is unconcerned with art as well: he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. But, Larry McMurtry is also content: he is content with his level of accomplishment and does not feel the need to set ambitious goals.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for well-being.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with achieving success: he makes decisions with little regard for how they show off his talents.
While many of the central characters were carried over from Lonesome Dove, I found this story very slow-paced. Also, based on the final outcomes of the book, I wonder about the state of mind of the ... Read More
I was surprised, when I read this book, at how truly boring it was, given the good reviews it had received. I am guessing that the reviewers were reminiscing more on the quality of McMurtry's ... Read More
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