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Rodeo Daughter eErn yarns but dern It llither make you or break you Enjoy it You ll never read it for the first time again This book was realistic nough to GIVE ME SADDLE SORES AND ENJOYABLE me saddle sores and njoyable I didn t notice First book that made me cry I remember the last couple of pages being so sentimental my 15 year old self couldn t keep it in Someday I will reread but I don t really want to spoil my memory of it Pure fiction and pure fun a wandering boy one step ahead of his doom With Anything for Billy Larry McMurtry Has Created McMurtry has created depiction of the famous outlaw Billy Bone now known to us as Billy the Kid with a strong mphasis on the kid aspect of his character This Billy is little than a child Literally a very young man really a teenager who is massively insecure not mentally developed and possibly manic depressive I have no idea if any of it is rooted in fact I don t care because it works Our narrator in this novel is Ben Sippy a wealthy Philadelphia socialite and writer of dime novels who heads West to scape a disillusioned home Life Through Sheer Accident He Through sheer accident he into the life of Billy. His friends as they ride drink love fight shoot and A Wanted Man (Silhouette Intimate Moments, escape their way into the shining memories of Western myth Surrounded by a splendid cast of characters that only Larry McMurtry could create Billy charges headlong toward his Sure I m in a wild west phase It sasing my slow withdrawal from my own desert life as a wilderness guideAnything For Billy is good literature Read it flying through the air over the sagey deserts ast of Phoenix Look down between pages and think about what it was "like to bump along over the gullys of New Mexico on a sweaty horse swatting flys No 5 " to bump along over the gullys of New Mexico on a sweaty horse swatting flys No 5 snack boxes just the occasional stringy jackrabbit or feathers in your teeth Prairie Chicken and they were cstatic for it Joy joy Think about what ascetics these range riders were giving up Until You Loved Me (Silver Springs, everythinglse just to wake up in a wild place under the moon or sun with the imminence of weather under the moon or sun with the imminence of weather animal McMurty understands THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WHAT WE LIKE difference between what we like the legends of I The Baby Album expected a interesting read from the author of Lonesome Dove It s not a typical western and it paints an odd picture of the life of Billy the Kid Damn Billy is one frustrating son of bitch his own worstnemy and still held in the kindest and highest regards by those close to him After verything The book was wonderfully written like all McMurtrys west. The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloudWelcome to the wild hot blooded adventures of Billy the Kid the American West's most legendary outlaw Larry McMurtry takes us on a hell for leather journey with Billy and. Bone and is with him till the inevitable nd that all outlaws must face McMurtry seems to have written the book as a send up of the dime novels of yore action driven and very short chapters That is not to say it is badly written It is not McMurtry s blunt prose no laborate poetry here just well rendered details moves the text along Having read three of McMurtry s novels now I am continually amazed at his ability to create full characters with such sparse language Also of note is the novel s stunning closing image Perfect for this text Anything for Billy is not McMurtry s masterpiece but it is a very good book I njoyed my time with it The cover alone is sick Ill as fuck I am the 15 book reviewer Billy the Kid is brought to life here and all legit fans of Billy the Kid will Her First Mother (Conveniently Wed, enjoy this account Ah not so good in my mind Lots of actionxplained with dialogue I hate that Anything For Billy is a fictional account of the final months in the life of Billy The Kid ie it is not true historical fiction but then it never claims to be The story is told by a well to do Philadelphian Benja. Ate to become in death the unforgettable desperado he aspires to be in Ate to become in death the unforgettable desperado he aspires to be in Not since Lonesome Dove has there been such a rich xciting novel about the cowboys Indians and gunmen who live at the blazing heart of the American dre.