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Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman (1925-2008) was an American author of award-winning mysteries set on the Navajo Indian reservation featuring Native American policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee, twelve novels of which made the New York Times bestsellers list. He also wrote several stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction. His Leaphorn novels have won the Edgar Award, Anthony Award, and Macavity Award for Best Novel. His other honors include the Center for the American Indian's...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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