Some Can Whistle Author:Larry McMurtry Inside of dust cover flap: — "Danny Deck (the hero of All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers) is now a successful, middle-aged Texan writer who has made a fortune in the TV business in LA, and returned home to his quiet, expensive and eccentric way of life, keeping in touch with his girlfriends by leaving messages on thier answering machines al... more »l over the world, and avoiding any conact with the rest of the real world as much as he can.
Into the quiet existence of this Texas version of Oblomov, who spends his days lounging around in a kaftan, comes an unexpected telephone call from TR, the daughter he has never seen, which changes Danny's life, and those of everyone around him including TR herself. She brings into her father's hesitant and somewhat fatalistic embrace her two children; one lover, Muddy, who is a failed burglar; and another, Earl Dee, who is perhaps Larry McMurtyry's most chilling creation since Blue Duck in Lonesome Dove, as well as a mixed bag of camp followers. . . ."« less