Larry McMurtry and the West: An Ambivalent Relationship

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Table of Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • 1 - His Blood's Country 1
  • 2 - Escape, Ambivalence, and Return 31
  • 3 - Leaving Thalia 69
  • 4 - The Houston Trilogy 118
  • 5 - Escape the Trash Trilogy 151
  • 6 - Return Lonesome Dove 178
  • 7 - Thalia, Houston Redux Texasville, Some Can Whistle, and the Evening Star 201
  • 8 - The Symbolic Frontiersman Anything for Billy, Buffalo Girls, and Streets of Laredo 235
  • 9 - Mcmurtry and the Movies Film Flam 277
  • 10 - The Roundup 301
  • Works Cited 311
  • Index 329
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