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I don't understand how it won the Pulitzer Prize.
George channels his father's remarkable story, a salesman/tinker who traveled rural New England, bringing cookware and tools to the most isolated outposts.
I stuck with it, just like I do for almost every book I start reading, and I am very glad I did.
Meditation on time, longing, history, family. A must-read for anyone who wants to linger lovingly on such topics.Published 7 days ago by Augusta Rohrbach
This is one of those books that just doesn't come together. The characters are one dimensional, and I didn't gain any insights into human life. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Cedar
Tinkers was an interesting maze to maneuver through the social and medical miseducation superstitious approach to these tinkerer's livesPublished 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
This short novel (along with The Orphan Master's Son) are great examples of books that are too hyped up among readers because they appealed to establishment critics and won major... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Michael
This is the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. I try and read as many Pulitzer winners as I can so I can 'meet' authors I may not have read before. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Alumine Andrew
I haven't hustled through a book so quickly in years. Just needed to get finished. Some lovely prose but mainly too much of it and not enough story to hang onto.Published 13 days ago by Judy Korn
Fantastic novel. I really felt like I was re-living the family history he transcribes. Worth every penny.Published 15 days ago by Justin Miracle
Tinkers is about the congeniality of the essence of the human soul though it appears in many forms. It is about the truisms which pervade humany--that the life of a poverty... Read morePublished 1 month ago by imjosh6