The Resource Thalia : a Texas trilogy, Larry McMurtry

Thalia : a Texas trilogy, Larry McMurtry

Label
Thalia : a Texas trilogy
Title
Thalia
Title remainder
a Texas trilogy
Statement of responsibility
Larry McMurtry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Larry McMurtry burst onto the American literary scene with a force that would forever redefine how we perceive the American West. His first three novels-- Horseman, Pass By (1961), * Leaving Cheyenne (1963), and The Last Picture Show (1966)-- all set in the north Texas town of Thalia after World War II, are collected here for the first time. In this trilogy, McMurtry writes tragically of men and women trying to carve out an existence on the plains, where the forces of modernity challenge small- town American life. From a cattleranch rivalry that confirms McMurtry's "full- blooded Western genius" (Publishers Weekly) to a love triangle involving a cowboy, his rancher boss and wife, and finally to the hardscrabble citizens of an oil- patch town trying to keep their only movie house alive, McMurtry captures the stark realities of the West like no one else. With a new introduction, Thalia emerges as an American classic that celebrates one of our greatest literary masters
Member of
Summary
Cattleman Homer Bannon is a walking advertisement for traditional, old-frontier morals--in contrast to his stepson, Hud. Homer's grandson Lonnie is torn between emotions for his father and grandfather as he struggles to define his own identity
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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044701
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Hud (Motion Picture)
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McMurtry, Larry
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Thalia (Tex. : Imaginary place)
  • Families
  • Ranch life
  • Cowboys
  • Teenage boys
  • Texas
  • Western stories
  • Cowboys
  • Texas
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Cowboys
  • Families
  • Ranch life
  • Teenage boys
  • Thalia (Texas : Imaginary place)
  • Western stories
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
Label
Thalia : a Texas trilogy, Larry McMurtry
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Horseman, pass by -- Leaving Cheyenne -- The last picture show
Control code
ocn971339220
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 722 pages
Isbn
9781631493751
Lccn
2017030852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)971339220
Label
Thalia : a Texas trilogy, Larry McMurtry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Horseman, pass by -- Leaving Cheyenne -- The last picture show
Control code
ocn971339220
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 722 pages
Isbn
9781631493751
Lccn
2017030852
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)971339220

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