Pulitzer-Prize winning writer Larry McMurtry says
he had been asked to write a biography of George Armstrong Custer “several times over the years.” Given McMurtry’s status as the foremost living scribe of the American West, and Custer’s reputation as the quintessential Western fool, it’s easy to see why.
But was McMurtry really the right person for the job? Nathan Pensky reads his latest book, Custer, to find out. Read his review at the LA Review of Books.