Larry McMurtry (born June 3, 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas) is an American novelist, essayist and screenwriter..
"You expect far too much of a first sentence. Think of it as analogous to a good country breakfast: what we want is something simple, but nourishing to the imagination. Hold the philosophy, hold the adjectives, just give us a plain subject and verb and perhaps a wholesome, nonfattening adverb or two."
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