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10/19/11

Larry McMurtry - American novelist (born June 3, 1936)


1. The Last Picture Show (1966)
2. Texasville (1987)
3. Duane's Depressed (1999)
4. When the Light Goes (2007)
5. Rhino Ranch (2009)

At the red light he started to turn south toward the all-night café, but when he looked north to see if anyone was coming he turned that way instead. No one at all was coming but he saw his young friend Billy, headed out. He had his broom and was sweeping right down the middle of the highway into the gusting wind. Billy lived at the poolhall with Sam the Lion, and sweeping was all he really knew how to do.