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The Ghostway: Tony Hillerman

The Ghostway

Tony Hillerman

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ISBN 10: 0575037245 / ISBN 13: 9780575037243
Published by Victor Gollancz, 1985
Condition: Collectible: Like New Hardcover
From Hill Country Books (Boerne, TX, U.S.A.)

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Signed by author on endpaper without inscription. First edition. In protective mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # unit81-43

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Title: The Ghostway

Publisher: Victor Gollancz

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Collectible: Like New

Dust Jacket Condition: Like New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First British Edition

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Synopsis:

Old Joseph Joe sees it all. Two strangers spill blood at the Shiprock Wash-O-Mat. One dies. The other drives off into the dry lands of the Big Reservation, but not before he shows the old Navajo a photo of the man he seeks.

This is all Tribal Policeman Jim Chee needs to set him off on an odyssey that moves from a trapped ghost in an Indian hogan to the seedy underbelly of L.A. to an ancient healing ceremony where death is the cure, and into the dark heart of murder and revenge.

About the Author:

Tony Hillerman (1925–2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children’s books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France 's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America, and was honored with that group’s Edgar Award and as one of mystery fiction’s Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed, won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.

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