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Skeleton man, Tony Hillerman

Label
Skeleton man
Title
Skeleton man
Statement of responsibility
Tony Hillerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hailed as "a wonderful storyteller" by the New York Times, and a "national and literary cultural sensation" by the Los Angeles Times, bestselling author Tony Hillerman is back with another blockbuster novel featuring the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Sergeant Jim Chee. Former Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn comes out of retirement to help investigate what seems to be a trading post robbery. A simple-minded kid nailed for the crime is the cousin of an old colleague of Sergeant Jim Chee. He needs help and Chee, and his fiance Bernie Manuelito, decide to provide it. Proving the kid's innocence requires finding the remains of one of 172 people whose bodies were scattered among the cliffs of the Grand Canyon in an epic airline disaster 50 years in the past. That passenger had handcuffed to his wrist an attache case filled with a fortune in diamonds-one of which seems to have turned up in the robbery. But with Hillerman, it can't be that simple. The daughter of the long-dead diamond dealer is also seeking his body. So is a most unpleasant fellow willing to kill to make sure she doesn't succeed. These two tense tales collide deep in the canyon at the place where an old man died trying to build a cult reviving reverence for the Hopi guardian of the Underworld. It's a race to the finish in a thunderous monsoon storm to see who will survive, who will be brought to justice, and who will finally unearth the Skeleton Man
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While assisting Sergeant Jim Chee and his fiance, Bernie, investigate what appears to be a simple trading post robbery, former Navajo Tribal Police lieutenant Joe Leaphorn turns up a clue that leads to a search for the remains of a passenger--carrying a fortune in diamonds--on a plane that went down in the Grand Canyon fifty years earlier
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
129305
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hillerman, Tony
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3558.I45
LC item number
S47 2004
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
5.4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Leaphorn & Chee
Series volume
17
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
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  • Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character)
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Chee, Jim (Fictitious character)
  • Indian reservation police
  • Police
  • Navajo Indians
  • New Mexico
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Chee, Jim (Fictitious character)
  • Indian reservation police
  • Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character)
  • Navajo Indians
  • Police
  • New Mexico
  • Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictional character)
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Chee, Jim (Fictional character)
  • Police
  • Navajo Indians
  • Native Americans
  • New Mexico
  • Mystery fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Skeleton man, Tony Hillerman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54882013
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780060563448
Lccn
2004047443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)54882013
Label
Skeleton man, Tony Hillerman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54882013
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780060563448
Lccn
2004047443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)54882013

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