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    (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry Larry McMurtry Ó 5 Download review ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Larry McMurtry McMurtry is one of a kind The same brain that concocts tales of the cowboys with bigger and bolder ease also illuminates small lives giving grace distinction to characters we would never look twice at in real life He's the patron saint of everyday literary miracles

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    Free read The Desert Rose Larry McMurtry Ó 5 Download (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry This wasn’t the most profound book nor did it have the most beautifully written passages but it was a treat to read I finished this in the time span of two plane rides one of them really really bumpy The characters are so fully f

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    Free read The Desert Rose (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry review ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Larry McMurtry This is a re read for me from my favorite author of all time It is the story of Harmony a Las Vegas Showgirl the book was written in 1983 and her daughter Pepper who want to follow in her mother's footsteps It is about a

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    (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry Fun read about low down life in Las Vegas

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    (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry Larry McMurtry Ó 5 Download review ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Larry McMurtry Look a fair rating would be two stars but I like McMurtry I don't know if the cowboy books as I've never read one are as fun as the contemporary ones and I doubt I will ever read a McMurtry western but I'm so in the bag for him that I'd probably convince myself I liked it whether I do or not Always been a romantic and his books are lad lit without uite so much man stink on them I wouldn't say his women are that convincing maybe

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    (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry This novel I have decided to read because I want to read longer novels and Larry McMurtry wrote lots of longer novels and my local library has a copy of this novel’s seuel and it’s 500 pages or so and this one is short but it sets me up later on Also I am looking to move back into McMurtry’s fiction especially his co

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    Free read The Desert Rose (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry Larry McMurtry Ó 5 Download I kept thinking Larry McMurtry wrote this book??? It is totally not what I expected definitely not his best work and a disappointment for me Harmony is a 39 year old Las Vegas showgirl who is on the way out while her beautiful daughter Peppe

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    (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry Harmony is a Las Vegas showgirl At night she's a lead dancer in a casino; during the day she raises peacocks She's one of a dying breed of dancers faced with fewer and fewer jobs and an even bleaker future Yet she maintains a calm cheerfulness

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    Free read The Desert Rose (The Desert Rose) PDF NEW â Larry McMurtry review ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Larry McMurtry I honestly rushed through this book because I couldn’t wait for it to be over I was initially going to rate this as one star but the end of the book was better than the beginning I hated the run on sentences that I’ve seen many

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    Free read The Desert Rose review ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ó Larry McMurtry Larry McMurtry Ó 5 Download And I thought McMurtry was only Lonesome Dove The preface in the book I read by McMurtry describes how the Desert Rose evolved while he was still writing Lonesome Dove I love it when the author does that It adds some history and perspective t

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Read ¸ The Desert Rose ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Pulitzer Prize winner Larry McMurtry writes novels set in the American heartland but his real territory is the heart itself His gift for writing about women their love for reckless hopeless men; their ability to see the good in losers; and their peculiar combination of emotional strength and sudden weakness makes The Desert Rose the bi. This wasn t the most profound book nor did it have the most beautifully written passages but it was a treat to read I finished this in the time span of two plane rides one of them really really bumpy The characters are so fully flushed and vibrant it s hard not to love all of them I even loved Pepper although McMurtry writes in his forward that he didn t mean to make her as much as a monster as she turned out But I really understood why she was the way she waswith a mother like Harmony it s easy to get That s not to say I didn t find Harmony sweet and kind She was too much so and that s why she was flawed as a person and a mother Of course it doesn t take much insight into the human condition to comprehend her either None of the characters in the book do and that s why it was so much fun to read I felt like I was sitting outside their messy Vegas abode watching the peacocks as the day passed us byLifestyles like theirs are fun to read about because their world is so different than mine And people in Vegas and the surrounding area really do have an alternate form of reality An ex coworker of mine once told me a story when he was working in a TV station in those parts and a new hire showed up for her first day He could smell alcohol on her breath so almost ashamedly he asked if she had been drinking this guy was a pretty mild mannered person but had a legal obligation to at least ask The woman very casually said Oh yeah I always have a beer or two when I m getting ready for work That woman could ve been the real Harmony

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Read ¸ The Desert Rose ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ttersweet funny and touching book that it is Harmony is a Las Vegas showgirl At night she's a lead dancer in a gambling casino; during the day she raises peacocks She's one of a dying breed of dancers faced with fewer and fewer jobs and an even bleaker future Yet she maintains a calm cheerfulness in that arid neon landscape of supermar. Look a fair rating would be two stars but I like McMurtry I don t know if the cowboy books as I ve never read one are as fun as the contemporary ones and I doubt I will ever read a McMurtry western but I m so in the bag for him that I d probably convince myself I liked it whether I do or not Always been a romantic and his books are lad lit without uite so much man stink on them I wouldn t say his women are that convincing maybe even less so for actual women readers but I like them So even though Harmony has the same sort of implausibility issues as Aurora Greenway her spirit is Patsy Emma and I enjoyed the time spent with her Pepper might be a little less successful overall but I still derived a lot of pleasure from reading about a beautiful young person who despite youth being beautiful has the confusions that are also such a big part of being youngAnyway YMMV but I liked it

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Read ¸ The Desert Rose ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Kets drive in wedding chapels and all night casinos While Harmony's star is fading her beautiful cynical daughter Pepper's is on the rise But Harmony remains wistful and optimistic through it all She is the unexpected blossom in the wasteland the tough and tender desert rose Hers is a loving portrait that only Larry McMurtry could rend. Harmony is a Las Vegas showgirl At night she s a lead dancer in a casino during the day she raises peacocks She s one of a dying breed of dancers faced with fewer and fewer jobs and an even bleaker future Yet she maintains a calm cheerfulness in that arid neon landscape of supermarkets drive in wedding chapels and all night casinosThis is the first Larry McMurtry book I have read and I did really enjoy it I don t think I have read a book set in Las Vegas before and certinly not one about a showgirl Its is a sweet and sometimes sad book I hought the relationship between Harmony and her daughter Pepper is a difficult one neither of them really understanding the other Harmony a woman who turns 39 during the book I was 39 last weekend is a woman whose life hasn t lived up to her expectations and dreams and she is forever looking back to what she thought of as better times A gentle reflective read which makes me look forward to reading by this author

  • Paperback
  • 256
  • The Desert Rose
  • Larry McMurtry
  • English
  • 14 April 2018
  • 9780684853840