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McMurtry revisits American West in newest bookStanding among the towering shelves in his bookstore in the small Texas town where he grew up, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry says he has a need to be among books.McMurtry is the author of almost 50 books including the novels "Lonesome Dove," "The Last Picture Show" and "Terms of Endearment," and biographies and essay collections.McMurtry said he enjoys revisiting characters, including Earp and Holliday.Andrew Graybill, director of the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University, said McMurtry cleverly brings together famous characters of the American West in his new book.McMurtry, who along with writing partner Diana Ossana won the Academy Award for writing the screenplay for "Brokeback Mountain," said they are now working on television screenplays.McMurtry said his next book will be about his "life with women". McMurtry traces his love of books to when he was about 7 .
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