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|| Pulitzer Prize WinnerNew York Times Bestseller"There are few perfect debut American novels. . . . To this list ought to be added Paul Harding's devastating first book, Tinkers. . . . Harding has written a masterpiece." --National Public Radio"In Paul Harding's stunning first novel, we find what readers, writers and reviewers live for." --San Francisco Chronicle"Tinkers is truly remarkable." --MARILYNNE ROBINSON, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Home, Gilead, and HousekeepingAn old man lies dying. Propped up in his living room and surrounded by his children and grandchildren, George Washington Crosby drifts in and out of consciousness, back to the wonder and pain of his impoverished childhood in Maine. As the clock repairer's time winds down, his memories intertwine with those of his father, an epileptic, itinerant peddler and his grandfather, a Methodist preacher beset by madness. At once...
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