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7 edition of Streets Of Laredo found in the catalog.

Streets Of Laredo

A Novel

by Larry McMurtry

  • 339 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Westerns,
  • Mcmurtry, Larry - Prose & Criticism,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Westerns - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Westerns,
  • Sagas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722369M
    ISBN 100684857537
    ISBN 109780684857534

    Buy Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 12 editions - starting at $ Shop now.3/5(1). A sprawling, star-studded horse opera, LARRY MCMURTRY'S STREETS OF LAREDO, the sequel to LONESOME DOVE (), has more to do with the reality of s TV than with the myth of .

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest. Captain Woodrow Call, August McCrae's old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a brutal young Mexican bandit.   Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry () p. (Critical spoiler warning for Dead Man’s Walk, Comanche Moon and Lonesome Dove) Most books are about what happens. Larry McMurtry’s books are about what happens next. Obviously that’s true of all books in a sense: the reader is compelled to keep turning the pages to find out what happens.

    Streets of Laredo, set in Texas and Mexico in more or less the 's, is the sequel to Lonesome Dove. Anyone who's read the author's other work will know that his novels are a progression of character deaths, often pointless and cruel. This one was even more depressing than that/5(). Streets of Laredo is in the Lonesome Dove series and as such is a great read, all the books together tell the full story and are a must for readers of great westerns and those who would like to dip a /5().


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From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest/5(42).

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest/5. "Streets of Laredo is a splendid addition to the literary portrait of McMurtry's native Texas and the West that he has been creating for three decades.

It's also one of his most affectingly melancholy books The characters are as finely etched as any McMurtry has ever minted."--NewsweekReleased on: Octo A handsome young psychopath begins a spree of train robbery and murder in the West Texas border country, and the victimized railroad hires the legendary Ranger Captain Woodrow Call, aging hero of McMurtry's Lonesome Dove, to stop him.

Gabby, funny Gus McCrae is in his grave, but years later other veterans of McMurty's epic cattle drive live on. Woodrow Call is nearly an old man, still. STREETS OF LAREDO by Larry McMurtry Part Streets Of Laredo book A Salaried Man "Most train robbers ain't smart, which is a lucky thing for the railroads," Call said.

"Five smart train robbers could bust every railroad in this country." "This young Mexican is smart," Brookshire said, but before he could elaborate, the wind lifted his hat right off his head.4/5(32).

Streets of Laredo is a wonderful piece of American literature that was written by Larry McMurtry. The novel features two characters, among others, named Lorena and Maria. Maria, a devoted mother. "Streets of Laredo" is the final book in the "Lonesome Dove" series. Although it features familiar characters from the previous books, it feels like a differnt type of story because Call is so much older and without his only friend Augustus McCrae/5().

Streets of Laredo. Larry McMurtry. Pocket Books, - Outlaws - pages. 4 Reviews. Captain Woodrow Call, Augustus McCrae's old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a brutal Mexican bandit. Riding with Call are an Eastern city slicker, a witless deputy, and one of the last members of the hat Creek outfit, Pea Eye Parker, now /5(4).

Editions for Streets of Laredo: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ), (), Cited by: 2. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest. Captain Woodrow Call, August McCrae's old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a brutal young Mexican bandit.

Riding with Call are an Eastern Cited by: 2. Streets of Laredo by McMurtry, Larry Published by Pocket Books () Mass Market Paperback. Larry McMurtry. Streets of Laredo, p.7 Part #2 of Lonesome Dove series by Larry McMurtry 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 "Killed or not, the Colonel expects me to go," Brookshire repeated, in a voice that wavered a little.4/5(32).

Streets of Laredo continu Those who have been waiting, through several comparatively disappointing novels, for an appropriate sequel to the memorable and Pulitzer-winning Lonesome Dove can take.

An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest. Captain Woodrow Call, August McCrae's old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a brutal young Mexican bandit/5().

Streets of Laredo, set in Texas and Mexico in more or less the 's, is the sequel to Lonesome Dove. Anyone who's read the author's other work will know that his novels are a progression of character deaths, often pointless and cruel/5(). " Streets of Laredo is a splendid addition to the literary portrait of McMurtry's native Texas and the West that he has been creating for three decades.

It's also one of his most affectingly melancholy books. The characters are as finely etched as any McMurtry has ever minted." (Newsweek).

'Streets of Laredo' () "'Streets of Laredo'" is by no means a complete failure. In one way at least it is the full equal of 'Lonesome Dove.' Larry McMurtry remains a genius at dialogue." 'Pretty Boy Floyd," with Diana Ossana ().

The story of one unfortunate cowboy who met a violent end in one of these towns is told in the song "Streets of Laredo." Laredo is located in Southern Texas and was not one of the early railheads, but there are over a hundred different versions of this ballad set in almost as many towns across the West.

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Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle.

Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it is a long. From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas and Western literature at its finest.

Captain Woodrow Call, August McCrae's old partner, is now a bounty hunter hired to track down a brutal young Mexican bandit/5(10).: Streets of Laredo () by Larry McMurtry and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).Both books, however, derive from a screenplay, called “Streets of Laredo,” that McMurtry wrote for Warner Brothers in The script was abandoned when rejected by its intended stars, John.