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The wandering hill

a novel

by Larry McMurtry

  • 274 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Wheeler Pub. in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yellowstone River,
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • British -- West (U.S.) -- Fiction,
    • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction,
    • Women immigrants -- Fiction,
    • Young women -- Fiction,
    • Large type books,
    • Yellowstone River -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLarry McMurtry.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.A319 W36 2003b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination477 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3684185M
      ISBN 101587244373
      LC Control Number2003045063

      Readers of the first volume will not be surprised that some of those alive at the end of Sin Killer will no longer enjoy that happy state by the end of The Wandering Hill. Means of death are varied, but death by buffalo - and no, not the stampede - gets in /5(8).   The Wandering Hill This is the second book in the continuing saga of the Berrybender 'tribe'. Even though the Berrybenders are Englishmen (and definitely WOMEN) to the core, this is a very accurate appellation since they seem to bring with them their version of reality to the untamed wilderness of early America.5/5(1).

      In The Wandering Hill, Larry McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the unexplored Wild West of the s, at that point in time when Lewis and Clark are still a living memory, and when the clash between the powerful Indian tribes of the Missouri and the encroaching whi. First Edition/First Printing Signed by McMurtry on the title page. An impressive and fine unread copy in a fine unclipped dustjacket. For any reader who loves the Western Genre, Mr. McMurtry is the cream of the crop. Author of "Lonesome Dove", his major award winning classic, "The Wandering Trail" is volume two of the "Berrybender Narratives" that is set in the .

      Filled with larger-than-life legendary figures such as mountain men Jim Bridger and Kit Carson, vividly rendered action, irresistible good humor, and an ever-changing cast of characters that readers will treasure, The Wandering Hill proves again that Larry McMurtry still reigns as the first statesman of the Old West. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Berrybender Narratives: The Wandering Hill Bk. 2 by Larry McMurtry (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!/5.


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'The Wandering Hill', book 2, has a much different tone than the first book, 'Sin Killer', in the Berrybender series. It reads more like straightforward western adventure romance, similar to 19th century American dime novelsbut modernized by contemporary scholarship/5. The Wandering Hill is part two of a four-part series chronicaling the adventures of the aristocratic, English Berrybender family exploring the American West in the 's on a steamship on the Missouri River.

Lord Berrybender is accompanied by his gluttonous wife and six of his 14 legitimate children/5(). About The Book The second volume in Larry McMurtry's four-part historical epic featuring the Berrybender family as they continue their journey through the West during the s.

In The Wandering Hill, Larry McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her eccentric family in the still unexplored Wild West of the ed on: Aug   A New York Times BestsellerThe Wandering Hill is the continuing story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the unexplored Wild West of the s, at the point in time when men like Jim Bridger and Kit Carson though still alive, are already legends, and the journey of Lewis and Clark is still a living memory when painter George Catlin is at work capturing the 5/5(5).

The indefatigable Tasmin Berrybender and her eccentric family trek on through the unexplored Wild West of s America -- and suffer the harsh realities of the untamed wilderness, including sickness, brutal violence and death, the desertion of The wandering hill book servants, and the increasing hardships of daily life in a land where survival is never certain/5(15).

The Wandering Hill is part two of a four-part series chronicaling the adventures of the aristocratic, English Berrybender family exploring the American West in the 's on a steamship on the Missouri River.

Lord Berrybender is accompanied by his gluttonous wife and six of his 14 legitimate children/5(). The sensational Pulitzer Prize-winning author delivers the second thrilling book in the Berrybender Narratives--"The Wandering Hill" is Larry McMurtry at his best.

He spins an epic American adventure of the Old West that succeeds the bestselling "Sin Killer" and stands beside "Lonesome Dove" in breadth, passion, and authenticity. In The Wandering Hill, Larry McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the unexplored Wild West of the s, at that point in time when Lewis and Clark are still a living memory, and when the clash between the powerful Indian tribes of the Missouri and the encroaching white Americans is about to turn into full-blown tragedy.

The Wandering Hill is a novel by Larry McMurtry. It is the second, both in chronological and publishing order, of The Berrybender Narratives. Set in the yearit recounts the Berrybenders' journey up the Yellowstone River into the Rocky Mountains.

The title refers to a sinister-looking movable hill in Native American legend. In The Wandering Hill, Larry McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her eccentric family in the still unexplored Wild West of the s.

The Wandering Hill (which refers to a powerful and threatening legend in local Indian folklore) is at once literature on a grand scale and riveting entertainment by a master storyteller/5(5). The Wandering Hill, the second volume in Larry McMurtry's The Berrybender Narratives, retains the humor of the first installment, Sin Killer, while establishing a more meditative mood/5(93).

Fiction Book Review: THE WANDERING HILL by Larry McMurtry, Author. Simon & Schuster $ (p) ISBN This is the second volume in McMurtry's four-book series the Berrybender. Editions for The Wandering Hill: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperb.

Description Author of more than 30 books and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Larry McMurtry has gained international fame for his eccentric characters and vivid settings.

The Wandering Hill is part of a series as colorful as the American West. An eccentric family of English sportsmen have traveled to America to hunt buffalo and other big game. The Wandering Hill is part two of a four-part series chronicaling the adventures of the aristocratic, English Berrybender family exploring the American West in the 's on a steamship on the Missouri River.

Lord Berrybender is accompanied by his gluttonous wife and six of his 14 legitimate children. The series is historical fiction in that it /5(75).

In The Wandering Hill, Larry McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the still unexplored Wild West of the s, at the point in time when the Mountain Men and trappers like Jim Bridger and Kit Carson (both lively characters in the book), though still alive, are already legendary figures, when the journey of Lewis and Clark is still a living memory, while.

In The Wandering Hill, Larry McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the unexplored Wild West of the s, at that point in time when Lewis and Clark are still a living memory, and when the clash between the powerful Indian tribes of the Missouri and the encroaching white Americans is about to turn into full-blown tragedy.3/5.

Product Information. In "The Wandering Hill, " Larry McMurtry continues the story of Tasmin Berrybender and her family in the still unexplored Wild West of the s, at the point in time when the Mountain Men and trappers like Jim Bridger and Kit Carson (both lively characters in the book), though still alive, are already legendary figures, when the journey of Lewis and Clark is 5/5(2).

THE WANDERING HILL is the second book of the projected quadrilogy. The book and the series are both a reminiscence of, and a tribute to, the dime novels and pulp serials that were once the staple media of American fiction.

It should be stated at the outset that enjoyment of THE WANDERING HILL will be increased immeasurably by first reading its. Book reviews. The Wandering Hill Larry McMurtry Review by Deborah Donovan. May The aristocratic and very British Berrybender clan continues to tackle the western frontier head-on in the second volume of Larry McMurtry's tetralogy, which unfolds in along the Yellowstone River, near its confluence with the Missouri.

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