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Portis, Charles

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Works: 65 works in 428 publications in 14 languages and 17,401 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western stories  Western films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.O663, 791.4372
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True grit; a novel by Charles Portis( Book )
134 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 6,128 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( visu )
28 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,081 libraries worldwide
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
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( Book )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,334 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( file )
24 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and held by 1,280 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 1,012 libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of an expatriate American in Mexico
Masters of Atlantis : a novel by Charles Portis( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 757 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 746 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( visu )
29 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 229 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( file )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 190 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( file )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 libraries worldwide
The picaresque adventures of a folk singer named Norwood Pratt on a cross-country trip from Texas to Manhattan in the 1960s. Out of the American neon desert of roller dromes, chili parlors, and the Grand Ole Opry comes an ex-marine and troubadour, Norwood Pratt. Sent on a mission to New York by Grady Fring, 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
Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis( file )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 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
Zhen shi de yong qi by Charles Portis( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 25 libraries worldwide
True grit from the novel by Charles Portis by Elmer Bernstein( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Die mutige Mattie : Roman by Charles Portis( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
100 dollars pour un sherif = True grit by Henry Hathaway( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 10 libraries worldwide
John Wayne the tribute collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 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 - Der Marshal Der Marshal ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Rooster Cogburn by John Wayne( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 6 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 6 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 by Charles Portis( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Portis acteur américain
Charles Portis US-amerikanischer Autor
Portis, Charles McColl.
Portis, Charles McColl 1933-
צא'רלס פורטיס
تشارلز بورتيس
ポーティス, チャールズ
Languages
English (293)
German (16)
Spanish (10)
French (10)
Italian (9)
Multiple languages (7)
Chinese (2)
Polish (2)
Dutch (2)
Russian (1)
Finnish (1)
Korean (1)
Danish (1)
Czech (1)
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