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Portis, Charles

Overview
Works: 79 works in 511 publications in 16 languages and 15,885 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Western stories  Action and adventure films  Humorous fiction  History  Historical films  Film remakes 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.O663, 813.54
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True grit; a novel by Charles Portis( Book )
160 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 6,222 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 )
24 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,343 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 )
31 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 1,247 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 977 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 771 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 757 libraries worldwide
Norwood Pratt meets a series of odd characters on his trip from Ralph, Texas to New York City
True Grit by Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
62 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 389 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( file )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 204 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( file )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 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( visu )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 83 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 : music from the classic films of John Wayne by Elmer Bernstein( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
True grit ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 19 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
Die mutige Mattie : Roman by Charles Portis( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
100 dollars pour un sherif = True grit by Henry Hathaway( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Un vero uomo per Mattie Ross by Charles Portis( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Rooster Cogburn And The Lady by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)( visu )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A rough-edged deputy marshal teams up with a strait-laced missionary to track down a band of murdering bank robbers. During the pursuit of the outlaws, a warm rapport develops between the rough-and-tumble lawman and the flinty reverend's daughter
Rooster Cogburn by Stuart Millar( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2016 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 )
1 edition published in 2011 in Multiple languages and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Marshal Rooster Cogburn wordt ingehuurd door een jong meisje om de moordenaar van haar vader te vinden
Troje na prerii by Charles Portis( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1995 in Polish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Escape velocity : a Charles Portis miscellany by Charles Portis( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Brings together Portis' writings other than his four novels, including journalism, travel stories, short fiction, memoir, and even a play
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Charles Portis acteur américain
Charles Portis actor estadounidense
Charles Portis Amerikaans romanschrijver
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
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
Languages
English (321)
German (17)
French (15)
Spanish (14)
Italian (11)
Multiple languages (9)
Chinese (5)
Polish (5)
Swedish (3)
Russian (2)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Czech (1)
Danish (1)
Korean (1)
Finnish (1)
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