The first time I saw Billy he came walking out of a cloud....Welcome to the wild, hot-blooded adventures of Billy the Kid, the American West's most legendary outlaw. Larry McMurtry takes us on a hell-for-leather journey with Billy and his friends as they ride, drink, love, fight, shoot, and escape their way into the shining memories of Western myth.
Ok...hated this book in junior high. But as an adult...growing up a street away from the author and knowing the ends and outs of a southern town and the ends and outs of the authors family...makes this a more enoyable read as an adult.
Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland: A Dutch painting of a young girl, possibly a Vermeer, survives three and a half centuries through loss, flood, anonymity, theft, secrecy, even the Holocaust. This is the story of its owners whose lives are influenced by its beauty and mystery.