Cormac McCarthy is the author of many acclaimed novels, including All the Pretty Horses, No Country For Old Men and The Road. Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Cormac McCarthy is the author of many acclaimed novels, including All the Pretty Horses, No Country For Old Men and The Road. Among his honours are the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. See less
The following is a personality profile of Cormac Mccarthy based on his work.
Cormac Mccarthy is boisterous, unpretentious and genial.
He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Cormac Mccarthy is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them.
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