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Charles Portis

Charles Portis (b. December 28, 1933, d. February 17, 2020) lived in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War, was the London bureau chief of the New York Herald-Tribune , and was a writer for The New Yorker . He was the author of five novels: Norwood , The Dog of the South , Masters of Atlantis , True Grit , and Gringos .