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Overlook, Aug 1, 1999 - Fiction - 272 pages
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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

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User Review  - bibleblaster - LibraryThing

Upon reading recommendations for Portis' novels from Donna Tartt and Bill Hader, I picked up a book I had never considered reading. (Actually saw True Grit for the first time just recently--both ... Read full review

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User Review  - blanderson - LibraryThing

Hilarious and romping---and adventure that reminds me so much of the Coen brothers it hurts. Not quite as good as Gringos, but tight and hilarious, like a country western antithesis of Kerouac's ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Charles Portis lives 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.

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