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Portis, Charles

Overview
Works: 81 works in 549 publications in 16 languages and 15,998 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Western films  Humorous fiction  Film adaptations  Western fiction  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.O663, 813.54
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True grit; a novel by Charles Portis( Book )
171 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 6,470 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
The dog of the South by Charles Portis( Book )
25 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,363 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 )
36 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 1,248 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 982 libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of an expatriate American in Mexico
Masters of Atlantis : a novel by Charles Portis( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 783 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 782 libraries worldwide
Out of the American Neon Desert of Roller Dromes, chili parlors, The Grand Ole Opry, and girls who want "to live in a trailer and play records all night" comes ex-marine and troubadour Norwood Pratt. Sent on a mission to New York by Grady Fring, the Kredit King, 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. By the time he returns home to Ralph, Texas, Norwood has met his true love, Rita Lee, on a Trailways bus; befriended Edmund B. Ratner, the second shortest midget in show business and "the world's smallest perfect fat man"; and helped Joann, "the chicken with a college education, " realize her true potential in life
True Grit by Joel Coen( visu )
73 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 505 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 )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 217 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 )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 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( file )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 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 )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Mattie Ross is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney, the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn, a one-eyed, trigger-happy U.S. Marshal with an affinity for drinking, and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf to track the fleeing Chaney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can only have one outcome: retribution
Zhen shi de yong qi by Charles Portis( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 27 libraries worldwide
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 25 libraries worldwide
True grit ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 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 )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Rooster Cogburn by MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)( visu )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 14 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
True grit ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
1870, juste après la guerre de Sécession, sur l'ultime frontière de l'Ouest américain. Seule au monde, Mattie Ross, 14 ans, réclame justice pour la mort de son père, abattu de sang-froid pour deux pièces d'or par le lâche Tom Chaney. L'assassin s'est réfugié en territoire indien. Pour le retrouver et le faire pendre, Mattie engage Rooster Cogburn, un U.S. marshal alcoolique. Mais Chaney est déjà recherché par LaBoeuf, un Texas ranger qui veut le capturer contre une belle récompense. Ayant la même cible, les voilà rivaux dans la traque. (www.telerama.fr)
True grit / Charles Portis ; introduction by Roy Blount Jr. ; essays by Jacquelyn Mitchard and Jay Jennings ; afterword by Donna Tartt by Charles Portis( Book )
1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Mattie Ross, who is just fourteen years of age when a coward going by the name of Tom Chaney shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and robs him of his life, his horse, and $150 in cash money. Mattie leaves home to avenge her father's blood. With the one-eyed Rooster Cogburn, the meanest available U.S. Marshal, by her side, Mattie pursues the homicide into Indian Territory
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
The John Wayne western collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 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
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Portis
Charles Portis acteur américain
Charles Portis actor estadounidense
Charles Portis American actor
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
Чарльз Портіс
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 (378)
German (16)
Spanish (15)
French (14)
Multiple languages (8)
Italian (7)
Chinese (5)
Swedish (3)
Russian (2)
Japanese (2)
Polish (2)
Dutch (2)
Czech (1)
Danish (1)
Korean (1)
Finnish (1)
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