By Larry McMurtry
A younger author hits the dusty Texas road for the California coast during this “brilliant . . . humorous and dangerously smooth” (Time) story of artwork and sacrifice.
Hailed as one among “the top novels ever set in America’s fourth biggest urban” (Douglas Brinkley, New York occasions ebook Review), All My pals Are Going to Be Strangers is a robust demonstration of Larry McMurtry’s “comic genius, his skill to render a feeling of panorama, and inside intellection rigidity” (Jim Harrison, New York occasions booklet Review). desirous to holiday from the “mundane happiness” of Houston, budding author Danny Deck hops in his automobile, “El Chevy,” sure for the West Coast on a highway journey packed with damaged hearts and bleak realities of the creative existence. A forged of unforgettable characters joins the naive troubadour’s pilgrimage to California and again to Texas, together with a merciless, long-legged attractiveness; an attractive screenwriter; a randy university professor; and a real if painfully “normal” buddy. because the novel’s e-book in 1972, Danny Deck has “been way more profitable at getting enjoyed by way of readers than he ever used to be at getting enjoyed via the ladies in his lifestyles” (McMurtry), a testomony to the author’s incomparable expertise for taking pictures the fundamental tragicomedy of the human experience.
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