Talking God by Tony Hillerman audiobook

Talking God: A Leaphorn and Chee Novel

By Tony Hillerman
Read by Christian Baskous

HarperCollins 9780062895516

The Leaphorn and Chee Series: Book 9

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From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman comes one of his most clever mysteries featuring Leaphorn & Chee who find themselves working two very different cases—only to discover they’re inextricably linked. Reunited by a grave robber and a corpse, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is trying to determine the identity of a murder victim, while Officer Jim Chee is arresting Smithsonian conservator Henry Highhawk for ransacking the sacred bones of his ancestors. But with each peeled-back layer, it becomes shockingly clear that these two cases are mysteriously connected—and that others are pursuing Highhawk, with lethal intentions. And the search for answers to a deadly puzzle is pulling Leaphorn and Chee into the perilous arena of superstition, ancient ceremony, and living gods.

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection

From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman comes one of his most clever mysteries featuring Leaphorn & Chee who find themselves working two very different cases—only to discover they’re inextricably linked.

Reunited by a grave robber and a corpse, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn is trying to determine the identity of a murder victim, while Officer Jim Chee is arresting Smithsonian conservator Henry Highhawk for ransacking the sacred bones of his ancestors.

But with each peeled-back layer, it becomes shockingly clear that these two cases are mysteriously connected—and that others are pursuing Highhawk, with lethal intentions. And the search for answers to a deadly puzzle is pulling Leaphorn and Chee into the perilous arena of superstition, ancient ceremony, and living gods.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A wonderfully readable, involving mystery. Here he sets Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee in Washington, DC…where the pivotal role of the Talking God mask comes into play.” Publishers Weekly
“Hillerman remains far-above-average crime fiction: vividly peopled, forcefully told.” Kirkus Reviews
“Woven as tightly as a Navajo blanket.” Newsweek

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Author

Author Bio: Tony Hillerman

Author Bio: Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman (1925–2008) was an American author of award–winning mysteries set on the Navajo Indian reservation featuring Native American policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee, twelve novels of which made the New York Times bestsellers list. He also wrote several stand-alone novels, books for children, and nonfiction. His Leaphorn novels have won the Edgar Award, Anthony Award, and Macavity Award for Best Novel. His other honors include the Center for the American Indian’s Ambassador Award, the Spur Award for Best Western Novel, and the Navajo Tribal Council Special Friend of the Dineh award. The Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008, and was named by the Mystery Writers of America as one of mystery fiction’s Grand Masters.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 3.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English