The following is a personality profile of Thomas McGuane based on his work.
Thomas McGuane is genial and generous.
He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is confident as well: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Thomas McGuane is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
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 achieving success: he makes decisions with little regard for how they show off his talents.
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I blew through this thing, loving the dialogue and the descriptions and all the words I had to look up. Also, McGuane can write sex better than anyone I've ever read. See all of his books for ... Read More