Don't be scared off by the size. This beautiful, if often brutal, epic of friendship, love, and violence in the Old West will leave you wishing for more. Beginning in the borderlands of southern Texas and ending in the far northern reaches of Montana, author McMurtry portrays the vast expanses covered by a captivatingly diverse group of cowboys with startling vividness. Expect tears, laughs, and shock as you delve into one of the greatest (if not THE greatest) western novel of all time.
Chronicles a cattle drive in the nineteenth century from Texas to Montana, and follows the lives of Gus and Call, the cowboys heading the drive, Gus's woman, Lorena, and Blue Duck, a sinister Indian renegade.