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Skinwalkers

Hillerman, Tony

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ISBN 10: 0060156953 / ISBN 13: 9780060156954
Published by Harper & Row, 1986
Hardcover
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New York. 1986. Harper & Row. 1st American Edition. Spine Very Slightly Cocked,Otherwise Very Good In Dustjacket. 90. 216 pages. January 1987. hardcover. Jacket design by Peter Thorpe. Signed by The Author. 0060156953. keywords:. inventory # 9923. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Three shotgun blasts explode into the trailer of Officer Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police. But Chee survives to join partner Lt. Joe Leaphorn in a frightening investigation that takes them into a dark world of ritual, witchcraft, and blood-all tied to the elusive and evil 'skinwalker.' Brimming with Navajo lore and sizzling suspense, Skinwalkers brings Chee and Leaphorn, Hillerman's bestselling detective team, together for the first time. Spine Very Slightly Cocked,Otherwise Very Good In Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 9923

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Title: Skinwalkers

Publisher: Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Synopsis:

Three shotgun blasts rip through the side of Officer Jim Chee’s trailer as the Navajo Tribal Policeman sleeps. He survives, but the inexplicable attack has raised disturbing questions about a lawman once beyond reproach.

Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn wonders why Chee was a target and what connection the assault has to a series of gruesome murders that has been plaguing the reservation. But the investigation is leading them both into a nightmare of ritual, witchcraft, and blood . . . and into the dark and mystical domain of evil beings of Navajo legend, the “skinwalkers.”

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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