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In a narrow grave

essays on Texas : with a new preface

by Larry McMurtry

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Larry McMurtry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF391.2 .M25 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 177 p. ;
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24755539M
    ISBN 100671681028
    LC Control Number88035615

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First published inIn a Narrow Grave is the classic statement of what it means to come from Texas. In these essays, McMurtry opens a window into the past and present of America's largest state. In his own words: "Before I was out of high school, I realized I was witnessing the dying of a way of life -- the rural, pastoral way of life.

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