Boone’s Lick.

"A thunderhead or two don't hurt, but too much cloudy weather makes people restless and mean": First edition of Larry McMurtry's Boone's Lick; signed by him

Boone’s Lick.

MCMURTRY, Larry.

$100.00

Item Number: 96027

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

First edition of McMurtry’s tale of the nineteenth century West. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Larry McMurtry on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket painting by Alfred Jacob Miller. Author photograph by Diana Lynn Ossana.

Told with McMurtry's unique blend of historical fact and sheer storytelling genius, Boone's Lick follows the Cecil family's arduous journey by riverboat and wagon form Boone's Lick Missouri to Fort Phil Kearny in Wyoming. Its huge cast of characters includes such historical figures as Wild Bill Hickok and Colonel William J. Fetterman who led one of the U.S. Army's bloodiest defeats during Red Cloud's War in 1866.

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