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Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
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Jun 19, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: 101-books-i-must-read, five-stars
Recommended to Mandy by: Sherry
Read from March 28 to May 23, 2013

Wow! A big book indeed and it did take me a while to get through because I have had very limited reading time and so you would think you might not be able to keep tabs on the story if you're reading it bit by bit - wrong. I loved the story and like others have said, when that last page came I just wanted to read another 1000 pages! With big books I find there is usually at least one section which is, hm, let's say, a tad boring - not so with 'Lonesome Dove', there was no part at all I wished I could skip over. If you haven't read this one you should! Don't be daunted by the size, it really does read quite fast, even if you read it quite slow.
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05/24/2013 marked as: read

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Melanie Love this book!


Stacie I don't think you will be disappointed. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this book!


Mandy Ooh, excellent. I'm moving this to the buy very soon list.


Laura I can totally agree, Mandy, this is a keeper for sure.


Sherry So glad you loved this Mandy! This is one of my all time faves and I just loved Gus so much...even had a tender spot for Call!


message 6: by Glenn (new)

Glenn If you can pick up the DVD of the TV mini-series (1988) with Robert Duvall (Gus McCrae) and Tommy Lee Jones (Woodrow Call), do so Mandy. It's excellent!


Mandy There's a mini-series?! I will definitely check that out, thanks, Glenn!


Mandy Sherry, I loved them both also - along with Newt :o)


message 9: by Glenn (new)

Glenn Yes, there is a mini-series Mandy, well worth checking out.


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