Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen: Reflections on Sixty and Beyond

Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen: Reflections on Sixty and Beyond

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In a lucid, brilliant work of nonfiction -- as close to an autobiography as his readers are likely to get -- Larry McMurtry has written a family portrait that also serves as a larger portrait of Texas itself, as it was and as it has become.

Using as a springboard an essay by the German literary critic Walter Benjamin that he first read in Archer City's Dairy Queen, McMurtry examines the small-town way of life that big oil and big ranching have nearly destroyed. He… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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