November 17, 2013

Winners of Big Read ‘True Grit’ contest say Mattie Ross surpasses Rooster Cogburn

The winners of this year’s Big Read contest made a compelling case that of the two main characters in Charles Portis’ novel “True Grit,” 14-year-old Mattie Ross has more grit than craggy, one-eyed U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn.

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