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BY LARRY MCMURTRY

Sin Killer

Paradise

Boone’s Lick

Roads

Still Wild

Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen

Duane’s Depressed

Comanche Moon

Dead Man’s Walk

The Late Child

Streets of Laredo

The Evening Star

Buffalo Girls

Some Can Whistle

Anything for Billy

Film Flam: Essays on Hollywood

Texasville

Lonesome Dove

The Desert Rose

Cadillac Jack

Somebody’s Darling

Terms of Endearment

All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers

Moving On

The Last Picture Show

In a Narrow Grave: Essays on Texas

Leaving Cheyenne

Horseman, Pass By

BY LARRY MCMURTRY AND DIANA OSSANA

Pretty Boy Floyd

Zeke and Ned

THE

LAST

PICTURE

SHOW

LARRY

McMURTRY

Simon & Schuster Paperbacks

Published by Simon & Schuster

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This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

Copyright © 1966 by Larry McMurtry

Copyright renewed © 1994 by Larry McMurtry

All rights reserved, including the right of

reproduction in whole or in part in any form.

SIMON & SCHUSTER PAPERBACKS and colophon

are registered trademarks of

Simon & Schuster Inc.

For information about special discounts for bulk purchases, please contact Simon & Schuster Special Sales: 1-800-456-6798 or [email protected]

Manufactured in the United States of America

9 10 8

The Library of Congress has cataloged the

Touchstone edition as follows:

McMurtry, Larry.

The Last Picture Show.

Reprint. Originally published: New York: Dial Press, 1966.

I. Title.

PS3563.A319L37

813’.54 88-35927

ISBN-13: 978-0-684-85386-4

ISBN-10: 0-684-85386-8

eISBN-13: 978-1-451-60658-4

THE

LAST

PICTURE

SHOW

Is lovingly

dedicated

to

my home town.

CHAPTER I

SOMETIMES SONNY FELT like he was the only human creature in the town. It was a bad feeling, and it usually came on him in the mornings early, when the streets were completely empty, the way they were one Saturday morning in late November. The night before Sonny had played his last game of football for Thalia High School, but it wasn’t that that made him feel so strange and alone. It was just the look of the town.

There was only one car parked on the courthouse square—the night watchman’s old white Nash. A cold norther was singing in

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Alice
Great book, nicely written and thank you BooksVooks for uploading

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