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Full name : Larry McMurtry
Alias : Larry McMurtry
Gender : Men
Country : American
Birthday : 03-06-1936
Address : Archer City
Animals : The Rat
Zodiac : Gemini
Died :
Father : William Jefferson McMurtry
Mother : Hazel Ruth McMurtry
Siblings :
Wife : Jo Scott McMurtry, Norma Faye Kesey
Children : James McMurtry
Education : 1960 - Rice University University of North Texas Archer City High School
Position :
Activists : Novelists

'Pulitzer Prize'-winning author Larry McMurtry is known for his famous literary works like, 'Terms of Endearment', 'The Last Picture Show', 'Lonesome Dove', and ‘Horseman, Pass By'. Several of his writings have served as inspiration for American feature films and television series. Movies like 'Hud', 'Lovin' Molly', 'Texasville', and 'The Evening Star', amongst others, have been based on his novels. He has also found success with writing for the screen, be it for the television or for films. 'Montana' is one such work written for the small screen, while 'Falling from Grace', and 'Brokeback Mountain' are scripts meant for the movies. 'Brokeback Mountain', directed by the famous director, Ang Lee, in fact, was considered to be extremely well-written, thus bringing home for the author, the two prestigious honours, 'Academy Award' and 'Golden Globe'. He is also known for 'Terms of Endearment', a storyline that bagged the 'Oscar' for the movie adaptation. This prolific writer is also famous for his bookstore, 'Booked Up', which, with its huge collection of rare books, has earned him the reputation of being an ardent book-collector. He has been the recipient of several awards, the most significant one being the 'Pulitzer Prize' for his novel 'Lonesome Dove'

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