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Portis, Charles

Overview
Works: 71 works in 437 publications in 14 languages and 17,428 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Western stories  War films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.O663, 791.4372
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True grit; a novel by Charles Portis( Book )

138 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 6,126 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 )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,084 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
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( Book )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 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( )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 1,277 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 1,006 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 760 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 )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norwood Pratt meets a series of odd characters on his trip from Ralph, Texas to New York City
True grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 231 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( )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 185 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( )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 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( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 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 from the novel by Charles Portis by Elmer Bernstein( Recording )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhen shi de yong qi by Charles Portis( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die mutige Mattie : Roman by Charles Portis( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True grit - Der Marshal Der Marshal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne the tribute collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 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
True grit( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 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
Un vero uomo per Mattie Ross : romanzo by Charles Portis( Book )

4 editions published in 1969 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooster Cogburn by John Wayne( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rooster Cogburn afsttes 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 missionrdatteren Eula Goodnight, hvis far Hawks har drbt
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
True grit; a novel
Alternative Names
Charles Portis acteur amricain

Charles Portis US-amerikanischer Autor

Portis, Charles McColl.

Portis, Charles McColl 1933-

Чарльз Портис

צא'רלס פורטיס

تشارلز بورتيس

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