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    True Grit (Center Point Premier Western (Large Print)) (Hardback) By (author) Charles Portis

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    DescriptionTrue Grit, first published in 1968 and the basis for the movie by the same name starring John Wayne, tells the story of fourteen-year-old Mattie Ross. A coward going by the name of Tom Chaney shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and robs him of his life, his horse, and $150 in cash money. That's when Mattie fearlessly heads out to avenge her father's blood, convincing one-eyed Rooster Cogburn, the meanest U.S. Marshal there is, to accompany her. But their plans run into an obstacle -- namely, a Texas Ranger who is also investigating the murder, and whose idea of justice is vastly different from Mattie and Rooster's.Like Mattie herself, True Grit is eccentric, cool, straight, and unflinching. This is an American classic through and through.


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    Title
    True Grit
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Portis
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 255
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781602859371
    ISBN 10: 160285937X
    Classifications

    DC21: 813.54
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    Ingram Theme: CULT/WESTRN
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    BIC E4L: WES
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.8
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    DC22: 813/.54
    BIC subject category V2: FJW
    B&T Merchandise Category: LP
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 83
    Ingram Subject Code: FW
    Libri: I-FW
    B&T General Subject: 810
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    Ingram Theme: TOPC/CNTYCB
    B&T Approval Code: P26306000
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    BISAC V2.8: FIC033000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS3566.O663 T78 2010
    Thema V1.0: FJW
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    large type edition
    Publisher
    Center Point
    Imprint name
    Center Point
    Publication date
    01 March 2011