True Grit: Young Readers Edition (Mass Market Paperbound)

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The Young Readers edition of the beloved American classic. Also available in a trade paperback edition(ISBN: 978-1-59020-459-7)with an afterword by Donna Tartt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of""The Goldfinch""

"True Grit" is a great American novel that tells the story of a teenager's overpowering effort to avenge the murder of her father. Set in a period in history when the law was much less well-established than it is now, True Grit takes its place alongside books like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and the novels of Mark Twain. It is a beloved American classic through and through. Leonard S. Marcus, renowned children's book historian, has written a wonderful afterword meant especially for a young readership, available only in this edition.

About the Author

Charles Portis lives in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War, was the London bureau chief of the New York Herald-Tribune, and was a writer for The New Yorker.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781468301250
ISBN-10: 146830125X
Publisher: Overlook Juvenile
Publication Date: November 21st, 2012
Pages: 240
Language: English