Why did Larry McMurtry dedicate "Lonesome Dove" to Maureen Orth?  Perhaps she was writing for Vanity Fair at the time? I am just curious as to this dedication to Maureen Orth...not for professional reasons do I ask, just curious. Thanks for your response. McMurtry is such a master story teller, always a great read, he NEVER fails his readers ....

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Maureen Orth, married to the late Tim Russert, is a good friend of McMurtry's.  She is a very well respected journalist and currently works for Vanity Fair

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