Books The Best Larry McMurtry Books  

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List of the best Larry McMurtry books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Larry McMurtry is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. His classic old West novels have won awards such as the Pulitzer Prize, and have been made into hit films as well, such as Terms of Endearment. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Larry McMurtry who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

This list is made up of a variety of books, including Terms of Endearment and Lonesome Dove. What are Larry McMurtry's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Lonesome Dove is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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The Last Picture Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Leaving Cheyenne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Anything for Billy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Comanche Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Texasville is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Streets of Laredo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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All my friends are going to be... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books

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Terms of Endearment is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Dead Man's Walk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Duane's Depressed: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books

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Horseman, Pass By is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Cadillac Jack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Folly and Glory is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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By Sorrow's River is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Pretty Boy Floyd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Moving on is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Buffalo girls is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Sin Killer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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The evening star is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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The desert rose is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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The late child is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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In a narrow grave is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Zeke and Ned is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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Crazy Horse is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Larry McMurtry Books
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