1986

Larry McMurtry MA'60 wins the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Lonesome Dove, published in 1985. McMurtry teaches at Rice as instructor (1963-1969) and associate professor (1969-1972) of English. His Houston trilogy (All My Friends Are Going to be Strangers, Terms of Endearment, and Moving On) features the university. 

 

Larry McMurtry in the classroom
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