The Last Picture Show: A Novel

January 14, 1999|
The Last Picture Show: A Novel by Larry McMurtry
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From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Lonesome Dove comes a powerful coming-of-age novel set in the American West. In Thalia, Texas, Larry McMurtry epitomizes small-town America and through characters reintroduced in Texasville and Duane’s Depressed, captures the ecstasy and heartbreak of adolescence.

The Last Picture Show is one of Larry McMurtry's most memorable novels, and the basis for the enormously popular movie of the same name. Set in a small, dusty, Texas town, The Last Picture Show introduced the characters of Jacy, Duane, and Sonny: teenagers stumbling toward adulthood, discovering the beguiling mysteries of sex and the even more baffling mysteries of love. Populated by a wonderful cast of eccentrics and animated by McMurtry's wry and raucous humor, The Last Picture Show is a wild, heartbreaking, and poignant novel that resonates with the magical passion of youth.
Title:The Last Picture Show: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.8 in
Published:January 14, 1999
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780684853864

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