The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman audiobook

The Fallen Man

By Tony Hillerman
Read by George Guidall

Recorded Books, Inc.

The Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novels: Book 12

7.45 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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In his Chee/Leaphorn series, best-selling author and recipient of the Navajo Tribe's Special Friend Award, Tony Hillerman, magically combines Navajo lore and modern American culture. In The Fallen Man, he brings Leaphorn out of retirement to join Chee in solving one of his most chilling mysteries to date. When a human skeleton is discovered on sacred Navajo land, the publicity surrounding the find sets in motion a widespread investigation and a series of attempted murders. After a Washington group hires Leaphorn to investigate the "fallen man's" past, he joins Chee in unraveling a deadly intrigue that finally involves players from both the FBI and a suspicious corporation. Sensitive insight into Navajo culture and intricate storytelling explain why Hillerman's tales are bestsellers. Guidall's dramatic, well-paced narration makes clear why each release in the Leaphorn/Chee series attracts a wider audience.

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Summary

Summary

In his Chee/Leaphorn series, best-selling author and recipient of the Navajo Tribe's Special Friend Award, Tony Hillerman, magically combines Navajo lore and modern American culture. In The Fallen Man, he brings Leaphorn out of retirement to join Chee in solving one of his most chilling mysteries to date. When a human skeleton is discovered on sacred Navajo land, the publicity surrounding the find sets in motion a widespread investigation and a series of attempted murders. After a Washington group hires Leaphorn to investigate the "fallen man's" past, he joins Chee in unraveling a deadly intrigue that finally involves players from both the FBI and a suspicious corporation. Sensitive insight into Navajo culture and intricate storytelling explain why Hillerman's tales are bestsellers. Guidall's dramatic, well-paced narration makes clear why each release in the Leaphorn/Chee series attracts a wider audience.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The Fallen Man is brisk, beautiful, funny, and poignant—as good a place as any for first-timers to plunge into Hillerman Country.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“The latest Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn mystery has vivid descriptions of Native American mythology and traditions…Environmentalism and the survival of Native American culture are strong themes.” School Library Journal

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Author

Author Bio: Tony Hillerman

Author Bio: Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman (1925–2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of twenty-nine books, including the popular eighteen-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children’s books, and nonfiction works. He 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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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 7.45
Audience: Adult
Language: English