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Charles Portis

Charles Portis (1933-2020) was an American author best known for his classic Western True Grit and the novel Norwood , both of which were made into major motion pictures. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War and then attended the University of Arkansas. As a reporter, he wrote for the New York Herald Tribune and was also its London bureau chief. His first novel, Norwood , was published in 1966 and True Grit in 1968. His other novels include Masters of Atlantis, The Dog of the...See more