True grit: a novel
Simon and Schuster, 1968 - 215 pages
This book is Portiss most famous novel and the basis for the movie of the same name starring John Wayne. It tells the story of Mattie Ross, a 14-year-old girl from Arkansas in the 1870s, who sets out one winter to avenge the murder of her father.
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ExcellentUser Review - Rachel L. - Overstock.com
Husband is a big fan of the movies I got him this book as a gift. Read full review
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A strong, intense novel about Mattie Ross and her search for justice. The movie is amazingly true to the story, in form, in voice, in flavor. Mattie is a force to be reckoned with. Read full review