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Moving on: a novel

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Series:
Houston series volume 1.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster,
Pub. Date:
2006.
Language:
English
Description
"Moving On" is a big, powerful novel about men and women in the American West. Set in the 1960s against the backdrop of the honky-tonk glamour of the rodeo and the desperation of suburban Houston, it is the story of the restless and lovable Patsy Carpenter, one of Larry McMurtry's most unforgettable characters. Patsy -- young, beautiful, with a sharp tongue and an irresistible charm -- and her shiftless husband, Jim, are adrift in the West. Patsy moves through affairs of the heart like small towns -- there's Pete, the rodeo clown, and Hank, the graduate student, and others -- always in search of the life that seems ever receding around the next bend. Peopled with a riotously colorful cast of highbrows, cowpokes, and rodeo queens, in its wry humor, tenderness, and epic panorama, "Moving On" is a celebration of our land by one of America's best-loved authors. "Moving On" is vintage McMurtry.
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ISBN:
9780684853888
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-02 04:18:45AM
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subject_facet Book collectors -- Texas -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Married people -- Texas -- Fiction, Photographers -- Texas -- Fiction, Young men -- Texas -- Fiction
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