Lonesome DoveLonesome Dove
written by Larry McMurtry
is a western genre novel and the first book of the Lonesome Dove Series
. The story follows the lives of retired Texas rangers and cohorts as they drive cattle across country to the unsettled lands of Montana.
The novel was adapted as a television miniseries in 1989. It starred Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Diane Lane, and Anjelica Huston. The series was awarded 6 Emmy Awards and was nominated for 13 others.