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Books: A Memoir (Unabridged)
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Narrator: William Dufris
Format: Unabridged
Release Date: July 2008
Audio Length: 5.75 hours
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Larry McMurtry is known to be reclusive and extremely private, rarely giving interviews or making public appearances. Audiences are therefore sure to be eager to hear this intimate and surprisingly personal memoir of the brilliant writer's love affair with books.

McMurtry writes about his life as a boy growing up in a largely bookless world; as a young man devouring the world of literature; as a fledgling writer and family man; and as one of America's most prominent bookmen, becoming the astute and adventurous collector who would eventually open stores of rare and collectible books in Georgetown, Houston, and his hometown of Archer, Texas.

In Books: A Memoir, McMurtry gives us a lively look at the eccentrics who collect, sell, or simply lust after rare books. Books is like the best kind of diary - full of wonderful anecdotes, amazing characters, great gossip, and shrewd observations about authors, book people, literature, and himself. At once chatty, revealing, and deeply satisfying, Books is, like its author, erudite, life-loving, and full of great stories.

About the Author: Larry McMurtry
 

If you're looking for a great Fiction audio book, then you've come to the right place. Larry McMurtry is a preferred author of Fiction, Bios & Memoirs and Originals books, including our bestselling audio books Lonesome Dove, Streets of Laredo and Dead Man's Walk, read by the popular narrators Daniel Von Bargen, Lee Horsley and Will Patton. Of all 28 audiobooks in our collection of audio books from McMurtry, the Unabridged version of Terms of Endearment is the most recent title to be added to our site. The first book added to our catalog in 2000 was Lonesome Dove, an instant classic from this author. Combined, all 28 audiobooks in our catalog provide over 294 hours of stories from McMurtry. Born on June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas, readers will certainly enjoy audio books from this one-of-a-kind Fiction author. To find other books you may enjoy, visit Larry McMurtry's page on AudiobookStore.com: Larry McMurtry audiobooks.

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