TRUE GRIT’s True Source

In advance of the release of the Coen brother’s movie, True Grit, on 12/22, both Newsweek and the New York Times Magazine look at its true source; not the 1969 John Wayne movie, but Charles Portis’s book. Newsweek calls it,

…one of the great American novels, with two of the greatest characters in our literature and a story worthy of their greatness. It is not just a book you can read over and over. It’s a book you want to read over and over, and each time you’re surprised by how good it is.

The book rose to #341, from #846, on Amazon’s sales rankings over the weekend.

True Grit
Charles Portis
Retail Price: $14.95
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Overlook TP – (2007-08-28)
ISBN / EAN: 1585679380 / 9781585679386

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