Lonesome Dove series
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The Lonesome Dove series refers to a series of four western novels written by Larry McMurtry and the four-part television miniseries based upon them. The novels and miniseries follow the exploits of several members of the Texas Ranger Division from the time of the Republic of Texas up until the beginning of the 20th century. Recurring characters include Augustus "Gus" McCrae, Woodrow F. Call, Joshua Deets, Pea Eye Parker, Jake Spoon, Clara Forsythe Allen, Maggie Tilton, Lorena Wood Parker, Blue Duck, and Buffalo Hump.
- In order of publication
- In order of internal chronology
- Dead Man's Walk – set in the early 1840s
- Comanche Moon – set in the 1850–60s
- Lonesome Dove – set in mid-to-late 1870s
- Return to Lonesome Dove - set in mid-to-late 1880s
- Streets of Laredo – set in the early 1890s
- Lonesome Dove (1989)
- Return to Lonesome Dove (1993) – This miniseries is set a year after the events of Lonesome Dove. The story was written by John Wilder. McMurtry was not involved in the production of this and he was not happy when CBS implied that he was a collaborator.
- Streets of Laredo (1995)
- Dead Man's Walk (1996)
- Comanche Moon (2008)
- O'Connor, John J. (November 12, 1993). "TV Weekend; A Sprawling Sequel To a Sprawling Western". New York Times.
- Kogan, Rick (November 12, 1993). "'Return To Lonesome Dove' Trails Far Behind The Original". Chicago Tribune.
- Bark, Ed (August 4, 1995). "Mcmurtry Takes Reins Of Third Film Based On His 'Lonesome Dove'". Philadelphia Inquirer.
- Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994–1995) at the Internet Movie Database
- Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1995–1996) at the Internet Movie Database
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