"A wonderful book.... That's really what the Coens are referencing, and that's what I'm doing as well"
"An epic and a legend."
--"The Washington Post"
"Like Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and Thomas Berger's Little Big Man, Charles Portis's True Grit captures the naIve elegance of the American voice."
"An instant classic....Read it and have the most fun you've had reading a novel in years, maybe decades." --"Newsday"
"Skillfully constructed, a comic tour de force." --"The New York Times" Book Review
"I loved that book. Charles Portis got a real Mark Twain feeling, the cynicism and the humor. I tried to buy the book myself."
"Mattie Ross is an authentic heroine--lean, mean, articulate and downright inspirational"
--"The Washington Times"show more