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Tony Hillerman (1925–2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children’s books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France 's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America, and was honored with that group’s Edgar Award and as one of mystery fiction’s Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed, won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Tony Hillerman has written 15 or so novels about Navaho policemen working in the high,dry canyon country of New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. Read morePublished on Aug. 27 2002 by Smallchief
When Hillerman in on the subject of the Southwest and the Navajo, he's killer. His books *feel* realistic--and you can't ask more from a writer than to create an intriguing,... Read morePublished on July 27 2002 by Robert St. James
If you have never had the good fortune to visit New Mexico and Arizona, reading a Tony Hillerman novel will have you itching to pack your bag and experience the wonderful vistas he... Read morePublished on May 5 2002 by Beverly J. Scott
Hillerman must have written more than one book by the same title because The Blessing Way I read was so crammed full of Navajo culture that I forget there was an actual storyline... Read morePublished on Feb. 24 2002 by "gcplude"
I don't know if this book accurately depicts Indian life on the reservation---I don't know anybody from there, never been there. Read morePublished on Jan. 26 2002
Read this Hillerman rather than the recent ones. Warm, funny, suspenseful, and full of Navajo and local color. A true experience.Published on March 23 2001 by "siliconvalleythinker"
This was my first book relating the Navajo history.. It was impossible to put down. The mixture of mystery and mystic was tantalizing. I can't wait to read more of his books.Published on March 13 2001 by Ruth A. Caldwell