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Charles Portis (1933–2020)

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True Grit Writer
True Grit Writer
Gringos Writer


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 2011 I Don't Talk Service No More (Short) (story by)
 2010 True Grit (novel)
 1978 True Grit: A Further Adventure (TV Movie) (characters)
 1975 Rooster Cogburn (suggested by the character "Rooster Cogburn" from the novel "True Grit")
 1970 Norwood (novel)
 1969 True Grit (novel)
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 1996 Mr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- A Talking Junkie (1996) ... (special thanks)

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He was a natural story-teller who credited his time in the Marines with giving him time to read. After leaving the military, he graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in journalism. He started out as a night police reporter for the Memphis Commercial Appeal and eventually became London bureau chief for the New York Herald Tribune.


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