Larry McMurtry Writing Styles in Leaving Cheyenne

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Point of View

"Leaving Cheyenne" by Larry McMurtry is written in the first person narrative. There are three main sections in the book and each of the sections is written from the perspective of a different character. The first section, "The Blood's Country" is written from the perspective of Gid Fry. This section focus on the younger years of the three main characters. The second main part is entitled, "Ruin Hath Taught Me," is written from the point of view of the character Molly Taylor. It mainly focuses on the three characters in their middle years. The third section, "Go Turn My Horses Free," is written from the perspective of Johnny McCloud and it covers the declining years of the three friends.

The author, Larry McMurtry, is best known for his novel, "Lonesome Dove," which became a popular TV mini-series. "Lonesome Dove" was, like "Leaving Cheyenne" a tale of...

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