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The iron orchard.

Tom Pendleton

The iron orchard.

by Tom Pendleton

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Published by Joseph .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination412p.,21cm
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21638357M

  THE IRON ORCHARD is the story of Jim McNeely (Lane Garrison), a young man thrust into the vibrant and brutal West Texas oilfields in In a . This week the movie adaptation of Tom Pendleton’s epic novel, The Iron Orchard, opens in book tells the story of Jim McNeely’s rise from oil roughneck to wildcatter in mid-twentieth century Texas, and is based on the author’s experience in the oil : Cynthia Franco.

Iron Orchard was a co-winner of the Jesse H. Jones Award for best book of fiction by the Texas Institute of Letters. It shared the honor with McMurtry. A few years later, in , The Last Picture Show became an Academy Award-winning film. It would take a little longer – 53 years to be exact – for Iron Orchard to hit the silver screen. It.   In , Edmund Pendleton Van Zandt Jr. published The Iron Orchard, a lightly fictionalized tell-all book about the West Texas oil novel was hailed – .

Luke Wilson has been hired to star in the drama 12 Mighty Orphans, directed by Ty Roberts (The Iron Orchard). The story is being adapted from the book by Jim Dent, “based on the true story of a group of Fort Worth orphans who vie for the state championship and rally a broken nation at the height of the Great Depression.”. He also relied heavily on the book on which the movie was based, The Iron Orchard, written by Tom Pendleton. The book was much more of a deep dive into the world of oil and McNeely than the screenplay could portray. “When you get a screenplay, it’s only pages and the book was over pages. It was so valuable to have that book,” said.


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Jun 1, “The Iron Orchard: A Novel,” by Tom Pendleton, Texas Christian University Press,pages, $ Jim McNeely is from the wrong side of. “The Iron Orchard” is based on a story published inand someone attempted to turn the story into a screenplay in the s, but it didn’t become a film.

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