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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  - ValerieAndBooks - LibraryThing

Norwood was a quick read. If you liked True Grit (as I did) , you'll recognize the author's style and humor in this, his first novel. However, being that this takes place in the 1960s or so (published ... Read full review

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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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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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