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Tony hillerman was born in sacred heart, oklahoma on may 27, 1925 at that time, oklahoma was the dumping ground for numerous native american tribes displaced from their hereditary lands many of hillerman’s friends and classmates in sacred heart were native americans. Talking god summary talking god is a gripping mystery by tony hillerman, set in the american southwest and washington, dc, and involving two of hillerman's famous detectives, lieutenant joe leaphorn and office jim chee of the navajo tribal police. Talking god by tony hillerman we'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase select a bookseller - direct link to buy literary fiction nonfiction business pop culture biography/memoir young adult fiction mysteries and thrillers. Tony hillerman, the american mystery writer who died on sunday aged 83, wrote a highly-regarded series of novels about navajo indian detectives and – in police officers joe leaphorn and jim chee.
Tony hillerman, author of the acclaimed navajo tribal police mystery novels and creator of two of the unlikeliest of literary heroes - navajo police officers joe leaphorn and jim chee - died. Phoenix - tony hillerman, author of the acclaimed navajo tribal police mystery novels and creator of two of the unlikeliest of literary heroes, navajo police officers joe leaphorn and jim chee, died sunday of pulmonary failure. Hillerman research and information resources this section of the portal is a library of print and online resources about tony hillerman hillerman was prolific and popular as a writer, journalist, and educator, and much commentary about his work has been produced. In albuquerque, the tony hillerman library was dedicated in 2008,  and the tony hillerman middle school (part of volcano vista high school) opened in 2009  dance hall of the dead , published in 1973 earned hillerman the grand prix de littérature policière in 1987, a french international literary honor. Hillerman returned the blessings he received from navajos by donating money for a water delivery program at st bonaventure indian mission and school in thoreau, nm, to the little sisters of the poor in gallup, nm, and to put up lights at a football stadium in monument valley, utah.
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