Larry McMurtry is the author of more than thirty novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove. He has also written memoirs and essays, and received an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on Brokeback Mountain. He lives in Archer City, Texas.,Larry McMurtry was born in Texas. His first novel, Horseman, Pass By, was filmed as Hud; his second, Leaving Cheyenne, was filmed as Lovin' Molly; his third, The Last Picture Show, also filmed, won him full-scale recognition in the United States. The cinematic treatment of Terms of Endearment swept the boards at the 1984 Academy Awards, winning Oscars in several categories including Best Picture. "
" Larry McMurtry now lives in Washington, where he runs a bookshop.
larrymcmurtrywriterbookseller - 15 days ago
More bragging rights ~ my son, the troubadour James McMurtry:
larrymcmurtrywriterbookseller - 23 days ago
Happy Wednesday. I've decided to auction off the two typewriters on which I wrote "Lonesome Dove", my novel published back in the 1980s. I still have several Hermes typewriters left on which I wrote each of my 50+ books ~ but I'll save those for another day. For interested parties (if any), here's a link to the auction page:
larrymcmurtrywriterbookseller - 2 months ago
Bragging rights. My grandson, Curtis McMurtry: http://www.rollingstone.com/country/lists/10-new-country-artists-you-need-to-know-january-2017-w461425/curtis-mcmurtry-w461427
Well ~ I've decided to auction off my comic collection accumulated for the past 50 years ~ for anyone who might be interested, here is a link to the auction house where they will begin to list my comics. Have a look through the coming days as they post more and more of my collection:
larrymcmurtrywriterbookseller - 4 months ago
"THE SIMPLE FACT IS THAT JAMES MCMURTRY MAY BE THE TRUEST, FIERCEST SONGWRITER OF HIS GENERATION."
- STEPHEN KING
My son James tells stories about the real people that populate our country. His songs are like short stories ~ not a wasted word in the bunch. If you can, see my son in person ~ you'll learn a lot about America.
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