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Portis, Charles

Overview
Works: 76 works in 525 publications in 16 languages and 15,936 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Humorous fiction  Western stories  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.O663, 813.54
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True grit; a novel by Charles Portis( Book )

161 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 6,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her papa's pistol tied to her saddle horn and a supersized ration of audacity, fourteen-year-old Mattie Ross sets out to avenge her father's murder
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( Book )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Midge tracks down his wife Norma, who has run off with her first husband, by following credit card receipts. The trail leads from Arkansas, to Mexico, and into Honduras
True grit by Charles Portis( )

34 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1870s, young Mattie Ross learns that her beloved father was gunned down by his former handyman. But even though this gutsy 14-year-old is seeking vengeance, she is smart enough to figure out she can't go alone after a desperado who's holed up in Indian territory. With some fast-talking, she convinces mean, one-eyed US Marshal "Rooster" Cogburn into going after the despicable outlaw with her
Gringos : a novel by Charles Portis( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fortunes of an expatriate American in Mexico
Masters of Atlantis : a novel by Charles Portis( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lamar Jimmerson "comes across a little book crammed with Atlantean puzzles, Egyptian riddles, and extended alchemical metaphors," he's convinced that he is called to lead the Gnomon Society in the search for truth concerning the lost city of Atlantis.--Cover
Norwood by Charles Portis( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the American Neon Desert of Roller Dromes, chili parlors, The Grand Ole Opry, and girls who want "to live in a trailer and play records all night" comes ex-marine and troubadour Norwood Pratt. Sent on a mission to New York by Grady Fring, the Kredit King, Norwood has visions of "speeding across the country in a late model car, seeing all the sights." Instead, he gets involved in a wild journey that takes him in and out of stolen cars, freight trains, and buses. By the time he returns home to Ralph, Texas, Norwood has met his true love, Rita Lee, on a Trailways bus; befriended Edmund B. Ratner, the second shortest midget in show business and "the world's smallest perfect fat man"; and helped Joann, "the chicken with a college education, " realize her true potential in life
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

81 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als de veertienjarige Mattie Ross getuige is van de moord op haar vader, wil ze wraak nemen en roept de hulp in van de schietgrage, dronken U.S. Marshall Rooster Coburn
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Ray Midge as he tracks down his wife, Norma-- who has run off with her first husband-- by following credit card receipts
Norwood by Charles Portis( )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The picaresque adventures of a folk singer named Norwood Pratt on a cross-country trip from Texas to Manhattan in the 1960s
Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lamar Jimmerson is the leader of the Gnomon Society, the international fraternal order dedicated to preserving the arcane wisdom of the lost city of Atlantis. Stationed in France in 1917, Jimmerson comes across a little book crammed with Atlantean puzzles, Egyptian riddles, and extended alchemical metaphors. It's the Codex Pappus--the sacred Gnomon text. Soon he is basking in the lore of lost Atlantis, convinced that his mission on earth is to administer to and extend the ranks of this noble brotherhood
True grit : music from the classic films of John Wayne by Elmer Bernstein( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True grit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young girl hires the drunken, one-eyed, overweight marshal Rooster Cogburn to find and kill the man who murdered her father and stole all the family's money. She accompanies him on his journey to find the killer, as does Campbell, a Texas Ranger who wants a reward
Die mutige Mattie : Roman by Charles Portis( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooster Cogburn by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooster Cogburn afsættes i 1880 som sherif på grund af sin egenrådighed, men får endnu en opgave. Han skal finde skurken Hawks, der har stjålet en vognladning nitroglycerin, og med på den farlige jagt kommer missionærdatteren Eula Goodnight, hvis far Hawks har dræbt
Un vero uomo per Mattie Ross by Charles Portis( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 dollars pour un sherif = True grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The John Wayne western collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne stars as a rancher who goes after bandits who have kidnapped his grandson, a gun-for-hire who joins forces with the sheriff, an Army despatch rider protecting a woman and her son from warring Apaches, an overbearing cattle baron, an ex-Union officer in search of a traitor, a rancher competing for the love of a woman with a senator, an old gunfighter dying of cancer, a gunfighter trying to regain the family ranch, and a hard-nosed U.S. marshal
Troje na prerii by Charles Portis( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in Polish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une bible et un fusil by Stuart Millar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marshal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
True grit; a novel
Alternative Names
Charles Portis acteur américain

Charles Portis actor estadounidense

Charles Portis American actor

Charles Portis Amerikaans romanschrijver

Charles Portis US-amerikanischer Autor

Charles Portis yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

McColl, Charles Portis, 1933-

Portis, Charles McColl.

Portis, Charles McColl 1933-

Portis McColl, Charles, 1933-

Чарльз Портис

Чарльз Портіс

צא'רלס פורטיס

צ'ארלס פורטיס שחקן אמריקאי

تشارلز بورتيس

تشارلز بورتيس ممثل أمريكي

포티스, 찰스 1933-

ポーティス, チャールズ

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The dog of the SouthTrue gritGringos : a novelMasters of Atlantis : a novelNorwoodTrue GritThe dog of the SouthNorwood