By Larry McMurtry
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of Lonesome Dove comes the radical that grew to become the foundation for the movie Hud, starring Paul Newman. In vintage Western sort Larry McMurtry illustrates the undying clash among the modernity and the outdated West during the eyes of Texas cattlemen.
Horseman, cross By tells the tale of Homer Bannon, an old-time cattleman who epitomizes the frontier values of honesty and decency, and Hud, his unscrupulous stepson. stuck within the center is the narrator, Homer's younger grandson Lonnie, who's as a lot attracted to his grandfather’s power of personality as he's to Hud's hedonism and materialism.
When first released in 1961, Horseman, move By brought on a sensation in Texas literary circles for its stark, life like portrayal of the struggles of a altering West within the years following global warfare II. by no means prior to had a author controlled to encapsulate its surroundings with such unsentimental realism. at the present time, memorable characters, strong issues, and illuminating aspect make Horseman, move By classic McMurtry.