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Books : a memoir, Larry McMurtry

Label
Books : a memoir
Title
Books
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Larry McMurtry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a prolific life of singular literary achievement, Larry McMurtry has succeeded in a variety of genres: in coming-of-age novels like The Last Picture Show; in collections of essays like In a Narrow Grave; and in the reinvention of the Western on a grand scale in his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Lonesome Dove. Now, in Books: A Memoir, McMurtry writes about his endless passion for books: as a boy growing up in a largely "bookless" world; as a young man devouring the vastness of literature with astonishing energy; as a fledgling writer and family man; and above all, as one of America's most prominent bookmen. He takes us on his journey to becoming an astute, adventurous book scout and collector who would eventually open stores of rare and collectible editions in Georgetown, Houston, and finally, in his previously "bookless" hometown of Archer City, Texas--From publisher description
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A319
LC item number
Z46 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Books : a memoir, Larry McMurtry
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm213408552
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
259 p.
Isbn
9781416583349
Lccn
2008010565
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213408552
  • (Sirsi) o213408552
Label
Books : a memoir, Larry McMurtry
Link
Publication
Control code
ocm213408552
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
259 p.
Isbn
9781416583349
Lccn
2008010565
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213408552
  • (Sirsi) o213408552

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