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|Named Person:||Charles Portis|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Portis; Jay Jennings; Mike Reddy
|Description:||xxii, 358 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Selected newspaper reporting and writing. Memphis commercial appeal (1958) --
Arkansas gazette (1959-1960) --
New York herald tribune (1960-1964): General assignment ; Civil rights reporting ; London bureau --
Travels. That new sound from Nashville --
An auto odyssey through darkest Baja --
The forgotten river --
Motel life, lower reaches --
Short stories. Your action line --
Nights can turn cool in Viborra --
I don't talk service no more --
The wind bloweth where it listeth --
Memoir. Combinations of Jacksons --
Drama. Delray's new moon --
Epilogue. interview[s] --
Gazette project interview (by Roy Reed) --
Tributes. Comedy in earnest (by Roy Blount Jr.) --
Like Cormac McCarthy, but funny (by Ed Park) --
Our least-known great novelist (by Ron Rosenbaum) --
On True grit (by Donna Tartt) --
The book that changed my life: Gringos (by Wells Tower).
|Responsibility:||edited and with an introduction by Jay Jennings ; cover art and illustrations by Mike Reddy.|
Brings together Portis' writings other than his four novels, including journalism, travel stories, short fiction, memoir, and even a play.
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