Charles Portis

Charles Portis is the author of the novels Norwood, The Dog of the SouthTrue Grit, Masters of Atlantis, and Gringos.
 

"You go for a man hard and fast enough and he don't have time to think about how many is with him, he thinks about himself and how he may get clear out of the wrath that is about to set down on him."

– True Grit