Pretty Boy Floyd by Larry McMurtryPretty Boy Floyd by Larry McMurtry

Pretty Boy Floyd

byLarry McMurtry

Paperback | January 7, 2003

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The time is 1925. The place, St. Louis, Missouri. Charley Floyd, a good-looking, sweet-smiling country boy from Oklahoma, is about to rob his first armored car.
Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Larry McMurtry and his writing partner, Diana Ossana, Pretty Boy Floyd traces the wild career of this legendary American folk hero, a young man so charming that it's hard not to like him, even as he's robbing you at gunpoint. From the bank heists and shootings that make him Public Enemy Number One to the women who love him, from the glamour-hungry nation that worships him to the G-men who track Charley down, Pretty Boy Floyd is both a richly comic masterpiece and an American tragedy about the price of fame and the corruption of innocence.
Larry McMurtry, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, is the author of twenty-five novels, three collections of essays, two memoirs, and more than thirty screenplays, and is the editor of a collection of short stories of the modern West. He lives in Archer City, Texas.
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Title:Pretty Boy FloydFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 7, 2003Publisher:Simon & SchusterLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0743230183

ISBN - 13:9780743230186

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Bruce R. Simon Richmond Times-Dispatch The prestigious talents of Larry McMurtry, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Diana Ossana have spun a convincing, forceful biographical novel, Pretty Boy Floyd, which sheds light upon Charley Floyd's brief, outlandish, and self-destructive life.