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Charles Portis - Children's Author
Charles Portis lives in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. As a reporter, he wrote for the New York Herald-Tribune, and was also its London bureau chief.
Portis' novels are classics of the literature of the Deep South and include True Grit, filmed by the Coen brothers in 2011.
Author photo © Jonathan Portis
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Chosen by July 2012 Guest Editor Caroline Lawrence. There is no knowing what lies in a man's heart. On a trip to buy ponies, Frank Ross is killed by one of his own workers. Tom Chaney shoots him down in the...
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2005
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