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... Read more
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.
Escape Velocity Paperback edition by Charles Portis
Charles Portis was the London bureau chief of the New York Herald-Tribune and was a writer for The New Yorker. He lives in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Jay Jennings is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in many national publications, including The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is a regular contributor to The New York Times Book Review and the San Francisco Chronicle.
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