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) 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 : Digital Download
Runtime: 8.15
Audience: Adult
Language: English