Here’s a little gem I found . . .

Thomas King Whipple gave Larry McMurtry the prefatory quote for the latter’s novel Lonesome Dove. BTW why is the four-part TV version so uplifting and the print novel utterly despairing (everybody is emotionally destroyed by the novel’s end, utterly prevented from realizing their deepest desires; one suspects that Captain Call will soon blow his brains … More Here’s a little gem I found . . .