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Summary:

"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 fiancee 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."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC HILLERMAN (Text) 33892100126649 Adult Fiction Book None 01/16/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0060563443
  • ISBN: 0736453106
  • Physical Description: 241 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [2004]

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Summary, etc.:
"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 fiancee 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."
Subject: Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Aircraft accidents > Investigation > Fiction.
Chee, Jim (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Indian reservation police > Fiction.
Police > New Mexico > Fiction.
Navajo Indians > Fiction.
New Mexico > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.

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