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The Resource Paradise, Larry McMurtry

Paradise, Larry McMurtry

Label
Paradise
Title
Paradise
Statement of responsibility
Larry McMurtry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1999 Larry McMurtry, whose wanderlust had been previously restricted to the roads of America, set off for a trip to the paradise of Tahiti and the South Sea Islands in an old-fashioned tub of a cruise boat, at a time when his mother was slipping toward a paradise of her own. Opening up to her son in her final days, his mother makes a stunning revelation of a previous marriage and sends McMurtry on a journey of an entirely different kind." "McMurtry paints a portrait of his parents' marriage against the harsh, violent landscape of west Texas. It is their roots - laced with overtones of hard work, bitter disappointment, and the Puritan ethic - that McMurtry challenges by traveling to Tahiti, a land of lush sensuality and easy living. With fascinating detail, shrewd observations, humorous pathos, and unforgettable characters, he begins to answer some of the questions of what paradise is, whether it exists, and how different it is from life in his hometown of Archer City, Texas."--Jacket
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMurtry, Larry
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A319
LC item number
Z469 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McMurtry, Larry
  • McMurtry, Larry
  • McMurtry, Larry
  • McMurtry family
  • Novelists, American
  • Families
  • Texas
  • Texas, West
  • Oceania
Label
Paradise, Larry McMurtry
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46366239
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9780743215657
Lccn
2001020568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)46366239
Label
Paradise, Larry McMurtry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46366239
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
159 pages
Isbn
9780743215657
Lccn
2001020568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)46366239

Library Locations

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