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
The 2nd best book of the "The Last Picture Show" pentology, right up there next to the first book itself. (Some reviewers call it a trilogy, but it's five books total, "The Last Picture Show," plus ... Read More