An American novelist, brief story writer, and screenwriter, he’s most widely known for Empire Falls and Nobody’s Fool, both which were adapted for the screen. His additional works include Somewhere else: A Memoir and Bridge of Sighs. He gained a Bachelor of Arts level, a Grasp of Good Arts level, and a health care provider of Philosophy level from the University or college of Az. His 2001 book, Empire Falls, was granted the 2002 Pulitzer Reward for Fiction. He was raised in Gloversville, NY. He and his wife, Barbara, later on became parents to two daughters. His book, Nobody’s Fool, was converted to a 1994 film starring Paul Newman.