A body is found beside the railway track in the deserts of New Mexico with a note in the pocket bearing the location of an old woman and an obscure Navajo ceremony, Yeibichai or "Talking God". There is also the name of Henry Highhawk, a sinister campaigner for Navajo rights.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1989. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee are reunited in this spellbinding, intricately woven novel about a conflict over valuable ancient ceremonial masks. Once again, a master storyteller weaves a spellbinding tale, evoking the striking beauty of the Southwest and the Navajo people. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060161183
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Book Description Book Condition: New. Ships From Canada. Some writing on the 3rd page, otherwise new Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 239 p. Audience: General/trade; General/trade. From Publishers Weekly: Hillerman's latest is not quite up to his best standards, but it's still a wonderfully readable, involving mystery. Here he sets Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee in Washington, D.C., as each uses vacation time to follow separate cases that will connect in a clash of violence at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History. Chee has come at the request of Janet Pete, a Navajo lawyer with a case that involves a ceremonial mask of Yeibichai, or Talking God, maternal grandfather of all the other Navajo gods, and a museum curator named Henry Highhawk, who claims Navajo ancestry and wants to be included on tribal rolls. Leaphorn's interest rises from a puzzling homicide case--an unidentified corpse found near Gallup, N.M., with a note mentioning a pending Yeibichai ceremony. Just as L. Bookseller Inventory # 8670107072
Book Description Harper & Row, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060161183