I’m happy for them. McMurtry has always been this humble "I’m a minor regional novelist" guy while pumping round after round into the belly of the beast. I met him at a book signing in Denver. He seemed kind of surly. I was impressed.
I’ve been a fan since I read Leaving Cheyenne in the sixties. He knows about love and honesty and dis-.
I’ve been a fan since I saw Hud, and I didn’t even know it.