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ISBN 10: 0671206044 / ISBN 13: 9780671206048
Published by Simon & Schuster, 1979
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Noted author's fourth novel, following The Last Picture Show, about Patsy Carpenter, a young woman recently married but not yet settled down and living in a masculine world. McMurtry has long been praised for his portrayal of women in his novels, and this is an early example in a blockbuster 794 page novel. Nice copy, the spine has not become concave as typical of large books that have been read several times. a stated first printing, tightly bound, sharp corners, no names or markings with the exception of the author's signature, a decipherable signature that dates in the 70's, on the front free endpaper. The DJ is also fine, its white background very clean and bright, not edgeworn or price-clipped, now protected by a removable mylar sleeve. Bookseller Inventory # 003146

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Cloth/boards HB

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

About this title


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 Larry McMurtry, one of America’s best-loved authors.

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. Moving On is vintage McMurtry.

About the Author:

Larry McMurtry is the author of twenty-nine novels, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Lonesome Dove, three memoirs, two collections of essays, and more than thirty screenplays. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

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