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COYOTE WAITS

Hillerman, Tony

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ISBN 10: 0060163704 / ISBN 13: 9780060163709
Published by Harper & Row, New York, 1990
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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8vo. Half blue cloth over tan boards with gilt spine titles. Tan endpapers. 292 pages. Limited edition (#486/500) in illustrated slipcase. SIGNED by the author on the limitation page. No dust-jacket as issued. Slight wear to middle of rear cover fore-edge, else FINE. Bookseller Inventory # 000824

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Title: COYOTE WAITS

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Stated First edition

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The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez?a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto. Officer Jim Chee is devastated by the slaying of his good friend Del, and confounded by the prime suspect's refusal to utter a single word of confession or denial.

Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn believes there is much more to this outrage than what appears on the surface, as he and Jim Chee set out to unravel a complex weave of greed and death that involves a historical find and a lost fortune. But the hungry and mythical trickster Coyote is waiting, as always, in the shadows to add a strange and deadly new twist.

About the Author:

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.

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