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Listening Woman by  Tony Hillerman - First Edition - 1978 - from Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller and

Listening Woman

by Hillerman, Tony

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Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller

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NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1978. hardcover. F-/F. 1st edition, 1st printing. An early Joe Leaphorn mystery. Finalist for the 1979 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Book has slight slant. Jacket has minor edge wear. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

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Loaded with e-book extras (not available in the print edition), including Tony Hillerman's running commentary on his work, his series heroes Leaphorn and Chee, and a special profile of the Navajo nation.A baffling investigation of murder, ghosts, and witches can be solved only by Lt. Leaphorn, a man who understands both his own people and cold-blooded killers.The state police and FBI are baffled when an old man and a teenage girl are brutally murdered. The blind Navajo Listening Woman speaks of ghosts and of witches. But Lieutenant Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police knows his people as well as he knows cold-blooded killers. His incredible investigation carries him from a dead man's secret to a kidnap scheme, to a conspiracy that stretches back more than one hundred years. Leaphorn arrives at the threshold of a solution--and is greeted with the most violent confrontation of his career.


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