The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman audiobook

The Fallen Man

By Tony Hillerman
Read by George Guidall

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The Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novels: Book 12

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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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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 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, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 7.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English