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Portis, Charles

Overview
Works: 75 works in 382 publications in 10 languages and 16,944 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western stories  Western films  Film and video adaptations  Film remakes  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.O663, 813.54
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True grit; a novel by Charles Portis ( Book )
92 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 6,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With her papa's pistol tied to her saddlehorn 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 )
25 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,007 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 )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,309 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 ( )
23 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 1,269 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 )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,029 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 2010 in English and Italian and held by 761 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 of Overlook Press pbk
Norwood by Charles Portis ( Book )
20 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 754 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 )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 203 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
Norwood by Charles Portis ( )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 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
The dog of the South by Charles Portis ( )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 142 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
Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis ( )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 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 Charles Portis ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Danish and Dutch and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samen met een eenogige, alcoholistische marshal gaat een 14-jarig meisje rond 1870 in Arkansas op zoek naar de moordenaar van haar vader
Valor de ley by Charles Portis ( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dog of the South by Charles Portis ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ray Midge is on the trail of his wife Norma, who's headed for Mexico with her ex-husband. On the way Ray meets the eccentric Dr. Reo Symes, a man with more get-rich-quick schemes than common sense. Together, they'll have to overcome tropical storms, grifters, and plenty of car trouble en route to their destination--wherever that may be
True grit from the novel by Charles Portis by Elmer Bernstein ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 27 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
Mattie by Charles Portis ( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True grit by Rosemary Border ( Book )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die mutige Mattie : Roman by Charles Portis ( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in German and held by 13 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
 
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Alternative Names
Portis, Charles McColl.
ポーティス, チャールズ
Languages
English (255)
Spanish (12)
French (8)
German (7)
Multiple languages (6)
Italian (3)
Chinese (2)
Japanese (1)
Danish (1)
Dutch (1)
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