Larry McMurtry
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"Larry Jeff McMurtry" is an American novelist, essayist, bookseller and screenwriter whose work is predominantly set in either the old West or in contemporary Texas. He is known for his 1975 in literature/1975 novel Terms of Endearment, his 1985 in literature/1985 Pulitzer Prize/Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Lonesome Dove, a historical saga that follows Texas Ranger Division/ex-Texas Rangers as they drive their cattle from the Rio Grande to a new home in the frontier of Montana, and for co-writing the adapted screenplay for Brokeback Mountain. Lonesome Dove was adapted into a television miniseries and both the films of Terms of Endearment and Brokeback Mountain won Academy Awards.

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