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  • The Dog of the South by Charles Portis
    The Dog of the South (Paperback) Charles Portis

    Written by the author of "True Grit".

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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
    True Grit (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    Frank Ross is killed by one of his own workers. Tom Chaney shoots him down in the street. Ross' 14-year-old daughter Mattie finds that the authorities are doing nothing to find Chaney. Then she hears of Rooster - a man, she's told, who has grit - and convinces him to join her in a quest into dangerous Indian territory to hunt Chaney down.

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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
    True Grit (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    Charles Portis has long been acclaimed as one of America's foremost writers. True Grit is the basis for two movies, the 1969 classic starring John Wayne and the Academy Award® winning 2010 version starring Jeff Bridges and written and directed by the Coen brothers.

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  • Gringos by Charles Portis
    Gringos (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    Following the enormous success of the reissues of Charles Portis's first three novels?The Dog of the South, Norwood, and Masters of Atlantis?comes the reissue of a fourth truly brilliant, wonderfully bizarre novel by one of our great American novelists.

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  • Norwood by Charles Portis
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  • Norwood by Charles Portis
    Norwood (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    Out of the American neon desert of Roller Dromes, chili parlors, country music, and girls who want ?to live in a trailer and play records all night? comes ex-marine and troubadour Norwood Pratt.

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    Gringos (Paperback) Charles Portis

    A fourth truly brilliant, wonderfully bizarre novel by one of the great American novelists.

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  • Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis
    Masters of Atlantis (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    Masters of Atlantis is a cock-eyed journey into an America of misfits and con-men, oddballs, and innocents.

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  • Escape Velocity by Charles Portis
    Escape Velocity (English, Hardback) Charles Portis

    For those who care about literature or simply love a good laugh (or both), Charles Portis has long been one of America's most admired novelists. His 1968 novel True Grit is fixed in the contemporary canon, and four more have been hailed as comic masterpieces. Now, for the first time, his other writings--journalism, travel stories, short fiction, memoir, and even a play--have been brought together...

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  • Escape Velocity by Charles Portis
    Escape Velocity (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    An anthology of works by Portis, including journalism, short fiction, memoir and even the play "Delray's New Moon", published for the first time. Portis is best known for his novels "True Grit" and "Norwood", and this also features tributes by other authors, such as Donna Tartt and Ron Rosenbaum.

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  • Masters Of Atlantis by Charles Portis
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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
    True Grit (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    Charles Portis has long been acclaimed as one of America's foremost comic writers.

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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
    True Grit (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    The landmark anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling classic novel, ?an epic and a legend? (The Washington Post)

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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
    True Grit (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    The #1 New York Times bestseller with over two million copies in print, now available for a whole new generation of Portis fans with discussion questions

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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
    True Grit (English, Hardback) Charles Portis

    True Grit, first published in 1968 and the basis for the movie by the same name starring John Wayne, tells the story of fourteen-year-old Mattie Ross. A coward going by the name of Tom Chaney shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and robs him of his life, his horse, and $150 in cash money. That's when Mattie fearlessly heads out to avenge her father's blood, convincing one-eyed Rooster...

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  • True Grit by Charles Portis
    True Grit (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    The Young Readers edition of the beloved American classic. Also available in a trade paperback edition (ISBN: 978-1-59020-459-7)with an afterword by Donna Tartt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Goldfinch

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  • The Dog of the South by Charles Portis
    The Dog of the South (English, Paperback) Charles Portis

    Ray Midge is waiting for his credit card bill to arrive.

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  • Escape Velocity by Charles Portis
    Escape Velocity (English, Paperback) Charles Portis, Mike Reddy

    Though Charles Portis is best known for his fiction writing, he is also a prolific essayist, travel writer, and newspaper reporter.

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