Horseman, Pass by

Horseman, Pass by

Book - 1992
Average Rating:
2
Rate this:
Baker & Taylor
Growing to manhood on his granddad's cattle ranch, Lonnie idolizes Hud, a wild womanizer with a will of his own and many enemies. Reprint.

Baker
& Taylor

Growing to manhood on his grandfather's cattle ranch, Lonnie idolizes Hud, a wild womanizer with a will of his own and many enemies

Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, [1992], c1989
ISBN: 9780671753849
0671753843
Characteristics: 145 p. ; 18 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

a
altybiz
Oct 02, 2017

McMurtry wrote so realistically in detail about what life and values were like on a ranch in those days. I felt sympathetic to nearly all the characters except Hud. I can't figure out how Hollywood came out with a movie named Hud when Hud the character appeared so little in the story. McMurtry sure knew how to tug at my feelings for the various characters, especially the maid. I had no idea McMurtry had written so many books, as I was only familiar with Lonesome Dove and Terms of Endearment. Guess I've got a lot of his books to read, as the others have been well worth it.

h
horthhill
Oct 19, 2012

Larry McMurtry’s “Horseman, Pass By” is a western and a coming-of-age story set in Texas at a specific time: July 1954. Lonnie, a seventeen year-old, lives with his grand-father and step-grand-mother, and much older step-brother, Hud, on a large ranch. His grand-father is eighty-six and still actively working. He’s a cattleman of the old west: a man of great integrity and past. Hud is wild and grasping: a man whose behaviour presages an ominous future. Lonnie finds himself pulled between these two dominating men and the west they represent. He’s disposition is inclined to his grand-father but Hud’s world seems attractive. Within a month, a catastrophe strikes the ranch. Lonnie strikes out on his own, but where he goes is left uncertain.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at SJCPL.

Try searching for Horseman, Pass by to see if SJCPL owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top