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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (870 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Larry McMurtry Narrator: C. J. Critt, Mark Hammer, John Randolph Jones Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2017 ISBN: 9781436145077
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As the world enters a new century, three teenagers forge a future for themselves on the wild Texas grasslands: Gideon Fry, torn between going his way and following his father's footsteps; Johnny McCloud, whose restless spirit finds its solace traversing an open range; and Molly Taylor, the woman they both love. Rugged, bold and volatile, the three of them come of age in this tender and intimate novel of the heart. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christy Grant Glaze | 2/14/2014

    " I have no idea why this is titled what it is. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 TaMara | 2/11/2014

    " This book is horrible. 3 people who don't grow up. And their children suffer the consequences. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lindsey | 1/22/2014

    " First western ever! Low key and pretty depressing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cecelia Hightower | 12/28/2013

    " A wonderful cowboy love story - the story of three people, two men and a woman, and the love triangle between them. There are three sections to the novel, and each is told from the point of view of each of the three main characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jim | 12/26/2013

    " Page turner about the complexities of love simplified in winsome rural environment. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rebecca | 12/23/2013

    " I think this was my first Larry McMurtry book, which I must have read in 11th grade. Fun to reread over Christmas of 2006. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Krista Knigge | 12/11/2013

    " Dang it if this book didn't have me dreaming Of traveling through Texas with a couple of coyote-roping cowboys, riding in a baby blue Cadillac. Thanks to the friend who recommended this one! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Frank | 12/6/2013

    " This is the first McMurtry novel that I read (back in the 1970s) and I still consider it one of his best. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melanie | 12/3/2013

    " Incredibly tragic, sad story of three characters and their complicated relationships. Enjoyed the imagery of rural ranching life in west Texas and enjoyed the characters. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michellertellez | 11/24/2013

    " One of my favorite books. I re-read it periodically just to remember how much I love it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jo Anne | 1/26/2013

    " My first McMurtry book -- Wow. Slowly grabs hold of you and then hangs on. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Carolyn Engquist | 1/21/2013

    " My book club enjoyed the book, but I felt depressed by the bad choices the main female character made! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Zach | 12/24/2012

    " Written from the three points-of-view of a love triangle, it is depressing, satisfying, and simple. Larry McMurtry at his best. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Bobbie | 12/17/2012

    " It's hard not to love these characters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Deb | 6/13/2012

    " I LOVE Larry McMurty. This isn't my top favorite of his books, but it's still a good read. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jen Burke | 3/19/2011

    " Yeah, just not that gripping. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mark | 3/16/2011

    " Absolutely one of my all-time favorites. Loved it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lance | 12/21/2010

    " One of my favorite of all time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tess Mertens-Johnson | 7/13/2010

    " LLoved it. Never would haved picked it up but reallt enjoyed it "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lindsey | 7/5/2010

    " First western ever! Low key and pretty depressing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jim | 6/24/2010

    " Page turner about the complexities of love simplified in winsome rural environment. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melanie | 6/21/2010

    " Incredibly tragic, sad story of three characters and their complicated relationships. Enjoyed the imagery of rural ranching life in west Texas and enjoyed the characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tess | 11/8/2009

    " LLoved it. Never would haved picked it up but reallt enjoyed it "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rebecca | 6/27/2009

    " I think this was my first Larry McMurtry book, which I must have read in 11th grade. Fun to reread over Christmas of 2006. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Carolyn | 5/5/2009

    " My book club enjoyed the book, but I felt depressed by the bad choices the main female character made! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Michellertellez | 10/17/2008

    " One of my favorite books. I re-read it periodically just to remember how much I love it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lance | 9/3/2008

    " One of my favorite of all time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jo Anne | 8/8/2008

    " My first McMurtry book -- Wow. Slowly grabs hold of you and then hangs on. "

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About the Author
Author Larry McMurtry

Larry McMurtry is an award-winning novelist, essayist, Oscar-winning screenwriter, and avid book collector. His novels include The Last Picture Show, Terms of Endearment, and Lonesome Dove, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

About the Narrators

C. J. Critt is a veteran of Broadway, regional theater, poetry slams, and solo shows. Hailed “Spoken Word Queen” by the Dallas Observer, Critt is a produced writer-director, an Audie nominee, and a CableACE Award winner.

Mark Hammer has had long and distinguished career in the theater. After earning an undergraduate degree from Stanford University, he completed an MFA degree at Catholic University. For twenty-three years after that, he served on the drama faculty at that university and as co-chairman of its MFA acting program. For the last sixteen of those years, he was also a member of the resident acting company at Washington, DC’s Arena Stage. There, he had significant roles in both classic and contemporary dramas. He was twice nominated for the Helen Hayes Award for his performances in Cloud Nine and The Wild Duck. He has also appeared in several Broadway plays. Hammer was proud to be chosen to narrate the opening film of the permanent exhibit for the National Holocaust Museum.

John Randolph Jones is a voice talent and audiobook narrator.