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Portis, Charles

Overview
Works: 82 works in 556 publications in 16 languages and 16,061 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Western films  Humorous fiction  Film adaptations  Western fiction  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 )

169 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 6,447 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 1,360 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( )

38 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 1,250 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 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 778 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 )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 777 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 )

76 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantankerous one-eyed U.S. marshall Rooster Cogburn (Bridges) is hired by a headstrong young girl (Hailee Steinfield) to find the man who murdered her father and fled with the family savings. When Cogburn's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. And the situation goes from troubled to disastrous when the inexperienced but enthusiastic Texas Ranger (Matt Damon) joins the party
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 219 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( )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 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( )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 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 by Joel Coen( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mattie Ross is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney, the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn, a one-eyed, trigger-happy U.S. Marshal with an affinity for drinking, and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf to track the fleeing Chaney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can only have one outcome: retribution
Zhen shi de yong qi by Charles Portis( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang shu shi jiu shi ji xia ban ye, Nei zhan jie shu bu jiu de mei guo nan fang, Zhi an hun luan, Dao zei heng xing. Shi si sui de shao nü ma diLuo si sheng xing jue qiang, Yin fu qin bei e ren qian ni sha hai, Jue yi wei fu xun chou. Ta zhao dao dang shi wei ming he he de lian bang zhi fa guan kao bo en, Shuang fang da cheng jiao yi, Yi qi zhuo na xiong fan;Zai jia shang yin qian ni de qian ke er cong de ke sa si yi lu xun zong er lai de qi jing la bo yi fu, San ren gong tong ta shang le yi chang qian tu wei bu de zhui xiong zhi lu
True grit : music from the classic films of John Wayne by Elmer Bernstein( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True grit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 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
True grit / Charles Portis ; introduction by Roy Blount Jr. ; essays by Jacquelyn Mitchard and Jay Jennings ; afterword by Donna Tartt by Charles Portis( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Mattie Ross, who is just fourteen years of age when 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. Mattie leaves home to avenge her father's blood. With the one-eyed Rooster Cogburn, the meanest available U.S. Marshal, by her side, Mattie pursues the homicide into Indian Territory
Die mutige Mattie : Roman by Charles Portis( Book )

3 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 14 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
True grit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1870, juste après la guerre de Sécession, sur l'ultime frontière de l'Ouest américain. Seule au monde, Mattie Ross, 14 ans, réclame justice pour la mort de son père, abattu de sang-froid pour deux pièces d'or par le lâche Tom Chaney. L'assassin s'est réfugié en territoire indien. Pour le retrouver et le faire pendre, Mattie engage Rooster Cogburn, un U.S. marshal alcoolique. Mais Chaney est déjà recherché par LaBoeuf, un Texas ranger qui veut le capturer contre une belle récompense. Ayant la même cible, les voilà rivaux dans la traque. (www.telerama.fr)
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 6 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
True grit : a novel
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The dog of the SouthTrue gritGringos : a novelMasters of Atlantis : a novelNorwoodTrue GritThe dog of the SouthNorwood
Alternative Names
Charles Portis

Charles Portis acteur américain

Charles Portis actor estadounidense

Charles Portis American writer

Charles Portis Amerikaans romanschrijver

Charles Portis écrivain américain

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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