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  • Boone's Lick
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  • English
  • 03 February 2020
  • 0743510259

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Join or create book clubs ´ 3 free download free read ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Join or create book clubs review Boone's Lick 103 A new series by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lonesome Dove introduces the Mi. Just as the tiny town of Lonesome Dove was the starting point for a journey in Larry McMurtry s book of the same name so also is Boone s Lick in this yarn by the same authorIn LONESOME DOVE we followed the adventures of two Texas Rangers turned cattle ranchers driving a herd from the banks of the Rio Grande to Montana In BOONE S LICK we have a family of sodbusters the Cecils traversing the plains between Missouri and Wyoming shortly after the Civil War The family is led by the mother Mary Margaret whose intent is to find her husband gone these past 14 months and presumably living at one of the Army s frontier forts possibly with an Indian woman Along for the ride are Mary s children GT Shay Neva and Marcy her brother in law Seth her half sister Rosie and her aged Pa Also attaching themselves to the group are an old French priest FrVilly and a native guide Charlie Seven DaysWhereas LONESOME DOVE was a truly epic tale both as a book and as one of the best TV miniseries ever broadcast BOONE S LICK is less ambitious but enjoyable nonetheless The character of Seth was sufficiently similar to that of Gus McCrae in the LONESOME DOVE screenplay that I could easily imagine McRae s Robert Duvall playing the part if BOONE S LICK is ever brought to the screen Picturing Duvall as Seth added considerably to my enjoymentAuthor McMurtry s style is very similar in both stories He doesn t downplay the hardships and dangers of cross country travel at that time and place in American history But he doesn t ignore rustic Western humor either When while traveling by riverboat Seth remarks to Mary Margaret that one of the crew Joel is thinking about marrying Rosie MM retorts I don t think he s aiming that high But he s aiming Indeed the verbal interplay between the crusty independent Seth and the determined strong willed Mary Margaret is one of the storyline s major joysThis is not a great book by any stretch mainly because it s a novella masuerading as a full length novel with a full length novel s price tag However the characters are well drawn the dialog seemingly authentic for the period and the action believable You can read it in a two to three hours and it s time well spent Slave Again Whispers of Refuge #2 ranchers driving a herd from the banks of the Rio Grande to Montana In BOONE S LICK we have a family of sodbusters the Cecils traversing the plains between Missouri and Wyoming shortly after the Civil War The family is led by the mother Mary Margaret whose intent is to find her husband gone these past 14 months and presumably living at one of the Army s frontier forts possibly with an Indian woman Along for the The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party ride are Mary s children GT Shay Neva and Marcy her brother in law Seth her half sister Rosie and her aged Pa Also attaching themselves to the group are an old French priest FrVilly and a native guide Charlie Seven DaysWhereas LONESOME DOVE was a truly epic tale both as a book and as one of the best TV miniseries ever broadcast BOONE S LICK is less ambitious but enjoyable nonetheless The character of Seth was sufficiently similar to that of Gus McCrae in the LONESOME DOVE screenplay that I could easily imagine McRae s Robert Duvall playing the part if BOONE S LICK is ever brought to the screen Picturing Duvall as Seth added considerably to my enjoymentAuthor McMurtry s style is very similar in both stories He doesn t downplay the hardships and dangers of cross country travel at that time and place in American history But he doesn t ignore How to Write Essays riverboat Seth Autumn Days with the Moodys Moody Family #6 remarks to Mary Margaret that one of the crew Joel is thinking about marrying Rosie MM Blue Moose retorts I don t think he s aiming that high But he s aiming Indeed the verbal interplay between the crusty independent Seth and the determined strong willed Mary Margaret is one of the storyline s major joysThis is not a great book by any stretch mainly because it s a novella masuerading as a full length novel with a full length novel s price tag However the characters are well drawn the dialog seemingly authentic for the period and the action believable You can Reindeer and Caribou read it in a two to three hours and it s time well spent

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Join or create book clubs ´ 3 free download free read ´ eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Join or create book clubs review Boone's Lick 103 Ssouri town of Boone's Lick where a colorful cast of characters stands on the edge o. Written with many short chapters so good for bedtime reading Yet the story as told is choppy with gaps in the tale between some of the chapters It doesn t flow It s a bunch of loosely connected short story tales Then at the end in a slightly longer chapter the author appears to have tired of the tale he suddenly condenses the remaining years of the lives of the characters some of them still young with a fascinating future ahead into a few short summary paragraphs This book lacks the allure of McMurtry s earlier books