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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Lonesome Dove, Larry McMurtry follows up Books and Literary Life with this final installment in his memoir trilogy. Tinged with his wry humor and Texas swagger, Hollywood is McMurtry’s anecdote-filled take on Tinseltown from the year his Horseman, Pass By was adapted into Hud (1963) to the year he wrote the screenplay for the Oscar-winning Brokeback Mountain (2005).

©2010 Larry McMurtry (P)2011 Recorded Books, LLC

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An interesting view to look from!

Written by a screenwriter from his view. I have never heard a story like this before. I had to opportunity to see the Hollywood social theater from his viewpoint and this was very interesting! Great writer! I instantly looked for any other books written by him and bought the other one available on audible.com. Witty, brilliant, savvy perceptions of people and their purpose. Truly fine company and I was grateful to be so entertained!

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Loved it!

As a fan of McMurtry and a rising screenwriter, I was interested in whatever stories McMurtry had on his time in Hollywood. The stories were humorous, compelling, and eye opening. McMurtry is a witty writer who has had an unlikely and fascinating life. All that being said, I wish I could get this particular narrator on all of the audiobooks I listen to. He delivers McMurtry’s wit and captures his tone perfectly. This was one of the best, if not the best, audiobook I’ve listened to on Audible.

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no great stories here I'm sorry to say

loves his books, but this is just doesn't really go anywhere. to be fair I didn't read the other autobiographies