The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman audiobook

The Fallen Man

By Tony Hillerman
Read by Christian Baskous

HarperAudio

The Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novels: Book 12

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Hundreds of thousands of devoteeswill cheer the return of Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee in Tony Hillerman's mostintricate and atmospheric novel yet. The Navajo policemen, whose exploitsare now published in sixteen languages, are brought together by the deathof a man on Ship Rock, almost 1700 feet above the desert floor. The fallen man had sprawled on the ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountainfor eleven years-visited only by the ravens who had picked his bones bareand scattered his rock-climbing gear. Through the memory of those who had known him, emerges an understandingof the fallen man, who had been given everything and found it was notenough. The Fallen Man is replete with Hillerman trademarks-ingeniously intricateplotting, splendid evocations of the Southwest's harsh beauty, insightsinto a venerable culture, and subtly poignant characterizations. Tony Hillerman's many bestselling novels include Finding Moon, Sacred Clowns,and Coyote Waits. He lives with his wife, Marie, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Gil Silverbird is an American Navajo Indian who sings in several languagesand performs extensively in the theatre and on television. He can be heardon Tony Hillerman's The Ghostway and Sacred Clowns.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A USA Today bestseller

Hundreds of thousands of devoteeswill cheer the return of Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee in Tony Hillerman's mostintricate and atmospheric novel yet. The Navajo policemen, whose exploitsare now published in sixteen languages, are brought together by the deathof a man on Ship Rock, almost 1700 feet above the desert floor. The fallen man had sprawled on the ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountainfor eleven years-visited only by the ravens who had picked his bones bareand scattered his rock-climbing gear. Through the memory of those who had known him, emerges an understandingof the fallen man, who had been given everything and found it was notenough. The Fallen Man is replete with Hillerman trademarks-ingeniously intricateplotting, splendid evocations of the Southwest's harsh beauty, insightsinto a venerable culture, and subtly poignant characterizations. Tony Hillerman's many bestselling novels include Finding Moon, Sacred Clowns,and Coyote Waits. He lives with his wife, Marie, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Gil Silverbird is an American Navajo Indian who sings in several languagesand performs extensively in the theatre and on television. He can be heardon Tony Hillerman's The Ghostway and Sacred Clowns.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Gripping.” New York Times Book Review
“Richly imagined, atmospheric, and briskly paced.” Chicago Tribune
“One of his more intricate plots and one of his more satisfying novels.” Los Angeles Times
“Tony Hillerman’s novels are like no others.” San Diego Union-Tribune
“Brisk, beautiful, funny, and poignant—as good a place as any for first-timers to plunge into Hillerman country.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“Irresistible.” Kirkus Reviews

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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
Runtime: 8.15
Audience: Adult
Language: English