This big, fat, Pulitzer-winning novel has been on my radar for years, so I chose it as one of my 2016 Reading Challenge picks to inspire myself to finally cross it off the list. It's not the kind of book I expected to love: the story revolves around a 3000 mile cattle drive from a dusty Texas border town to the unsettled lands of Montana in the 1880s. Yet I enjoyed it so much. I listened to the audio version of this one (all 36 hours of it—although thankfully at 1.5x speed it didn't take *quite* that long).
A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic,Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written about the last defiant wilderness of America.
Journey to the dusty little Texas town of Lonesome Dove and meet an unforgettable assortment of heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers. Richly authentic, beautifully written, always dramatic, Lonesome Dove is a book to make us laugh, weep, dream, and remember.
20 extra-long audiobooks so you can get the most out of those credits
10 audiobooks so good you'll want to fold another load of laundry, finish washing the dishes, or just sit in the driveway for 5 more minutes
20 Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners to read to complete your Reading Challenge
What I've been reading lately: 1 new release plus 4 books I've been meaning to read for years
17 big, fat books for your summer reading.
My picks for the 2016 Reading Challenge.