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Charles Portis - 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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True Grit
Charles Portis
Chosen by July 2012 Guest Editor Caroline Lawrence: 'You never forget the people who introduce you to a book you fall in love with. My parents sent me The Last of the Wine, the book that changed and determined the...
Lovereading Price: £7.99 - Saving £2.00 (20%) Featured in: 13+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/2005
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