Hilarious and heart breakingly odd...you find yourself laughing so hard in sections that tears run down your face -- Baltimore Sun
Portis is perhaps the most original, indescribable sui generis talent overlooked by literary culture in America -- Esquire
The funniest novel in decades -- GQ
About the Author
Charles Portis lives in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. As a reporter, he wrote for the New York Herald-Tribune, and was also its London bureau chief.