Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman (1925-2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children's books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France 's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the...See more

Personality Profile For Tony Hillerman

The following is a personality profile of Tony Hillerman based on his work.

Tony Hillerman is boisterous, informal and generous.

He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Tony Hillerman is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for modernity.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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