WorldCat Identities

Portis, Charles

Overview
Works: 69 works in 453 publications in 16 languages and 17,527 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Western stories  Humorous fiction  Picaresque literature 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.O663, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Charles Portis
True grit; a novel by Charles Portis( Book )

151 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 6,212 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
True Grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

49 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn is hired by a 14-year-old girl to kill the man who murdered her father and stole the family nest egg. She accepts the help of a Texas Ranger, who is intent on the reward, and accompanies them on the quest
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( Book )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,345 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( )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 1,246 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 996 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 774 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 )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norwood Pratt meets a series of odd characters on his trip from Ralph, Texas to New York City
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 193 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( )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 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( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 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 )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique: "Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) est déterminée à venger la mort de son père, tué de sang froid par le lâche Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin). Malgré ses 14 ans, elle va engager Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges), un U.S. Marshal borgne et alcoolique connu pour avoir la gâchette facile, pour capturer Chaney le meurtrier. Mais LaBoeuf (Matt Damon), un Texas Ranger tenace, est déjà à la poursuite de ce dernier. Ayant la même cible, les voilà lancés dans une traque sans relâche dont la seule issue sera la vengeance."
True grit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "True Grit," U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party. In "Rio Lobo," a spectacular robbery of a Union pay train by Confederate guerillas leads to the train's colonel befriending the leaders of the robbery when the war ends. Together, they seek the Union traitors responsible for a string of Confederate train robberies
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

Die mutige Mattie : Roman by Charles Portis( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in German and held by 14 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

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

Troje na prerii by Charles Portis( Book )

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

The John Wayne western collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 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
The John Wayne collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne stars as a hard-nosed U.S. marshal, an ex-Union officer in search of a traitor, and a gun-for-hire who joins forces with the sheriff
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

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

Charles Portis Amerikaans romanschrijver

Charles Portis US-amerikanischer Autor

Charles Portis yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Portis, Charles McColl.

Portis, Charles McColl 1933-

Чарльз Портис

צא'רלס פורטיס

צא'רלס פורטיס שחקן אמריקאי

تشارلز بورتيس ممثل أمريكي

포티스, 찰스 1933-

ポーティス, チャールズ

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True GritThe dog of the SouthTrue gritGringos : a novelMasters of Atlantis : a novelNorwoodThe dog of the SouthNorwoodMasters of Atlantis