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By sorrow's river : a novel / Larry McMurtry.

McMurtry, Larry. (Author).
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  • 82 of 82 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria F MCM (Text) 37521529698922 AMPL Adult Fiction Available -
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Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield FIC MCM (Text) 36803000561543 FICTION Available -
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Brookston Prairie Township Public Library - Brookston W MCM (Text) 38209000028137 Western Available -
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  • ISBN: 0743233042
  • ISBN: 9780743233040
  • Physical Description: 347 p. ;
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2003.

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Summary, etc.: By Sorrow's River continues the Berrybender party's trail across the endless Great Plains of the West toward Santa Fe, where they intend, those who are lucky enough to survive the journey, to spend the winter. Along the way, Tasmin, whose husband, Jim Snow, has vanished off to scout ahead of them, falls in love with Pomp Charbonneau, only to see him killed by the ruthless commander of Spanish troops, while her father, Lord Berrybender, now reduced to limping along on one leg and a pair of crutches, increasingly makes a fool of himself by falling in love with his own mistress. They meet up with a vast cast of characters from the history of the West: Kit Carson, the famous scout; Le Partezon, the fearsome Sioux war chief; The Ear Taker, an Indian whose specialty is creeping up on people while they are asleep and slicing an ear off with a sharp knife; two aristocratic Frenchmen whose eccentric aim is to cross the Great Plains by hot air balloon; a party of slavers led by the cowardly but bloodthirsty Obregon; a band of raiding Pawnee; and many other astonishing characters who prove, once again, that the rolling, grassy plains are not, in fact, nearly as empty of life as they look. Most of what is there is dangerous and hostile, even when faced with Tasmin's remarkable, frosty sangfroid.
Subject: British > West (U.S.) > Fiction.
Eccentrics and eccentricities > Fiction.
Women immigrants > Fiction.
Young women > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Western stories.

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