Title Profile & Character Information

Tinkers

Annotation
The Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times-bestselling debut novel about memory, consciousness, and man’s place in the natural world.


Awards
2010  American Library Association Notable Books
2009  Library Journal Best Books of the Year
2009  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
2010  Pulitzer Prize


Author Notes
  Paul Harding has an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and teaches creative writing at Harvard. He lives in Georgetown, Massachusetts.
Characters
NameCrosby, George Washington
GenderMale
OccupationRepairman

GenreFiction
TopicsGrandfathers
Death and dying
Childhood memories
Family relationships
Epilepsy
Fathers and sons
Reminiscenes
SettingMassachusetts, New England (U.S.)