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The wailing wind

by Hillerman, Tony.

Format: Book on CD 2002
Availability: Available at 11 Libraries 11 of 11 copies
Available (11)
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ACLA Mobile Library Services Audios BOOK CD
Location  ACLA Mobile Library Services
 
Collection  Audios
 
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport - White Oak AV CD-BK F HIL
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport - White Oak
 
Collection  AV
 
Call Number  CD-BK F HIL
 
 
Clairton Public Library Audio/Visual Collection AB HILL
Location  Clairton Public Library
 
Collection  Audio/Visual Collection
 
Call Number  AB HILL
 
 
Crafton Public Library Adult - Fiction Recorded Book RB F HILLERMAN
Location  Crafton Public Library
 
Collection  Adult - Fiction Recorded Book
 
Call Number  RB F HILLERMAN
 
 
Green Tree Public Library Adult Audiobooks CD BK F-M HIL
Location  Green Tree Public Library
 
Collection  Adult Audiobooks
 
Call Number  CD BK F-M HIL
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Audio Visual CD-BK FIC HIL
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  CD-BK FIC HIL
 
 
Northland Public Library Audio Books FIC HIL (COMPACT DISC)
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Books
 
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Audiovisual CD 154
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  CD 154
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Audio CDB Hillerman
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Audio
 
Call Number  CDB Hillerman
 
 
Shaler North Hills Library Audiovisual CD HIL [B-O-CD]
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
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Western Allegheny Community Library Audiovisual CDBOOK HILLERMA
Location  Western Allegheny Community Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  CDBOOK HILLERMA
 
 
Summary
Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee investigate murder, both present and past, in this new novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Hillerman.Unabridged. 5 CDs.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The return of Leaphorn and Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police in Four Corners Country is cause for rejoicing. Sergeant Jim Chee lures his old boss, Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, out of retirement with news of a murder that reaches back to an unsolved mystery that has long haunted both Chee and Leaphorn. Officer Bernadette Manuslito, a Tribal Police rookie and one of the most satisfyingly human woman cops in current fiction, discovers a body in a parked car. Manuslito is traditional Navajo and fears contamination from the spirit lingering near the corpse. She leaves the crime scene unprocessed and is criticized for mishandling evidence, leaving her boss and romantic interest Chee to cover her tracks. A document found later on the body is the link to Leaphorn and Chee's old case, which involves a murder and a disappearance tied to a legendary lost gold mine. The Navajo, according to Hillerman, view gold as a substance that drives white men crazy. This tale of rabid questing for an iffy gold source bears out this belief. It also has the heady Hillerman mix of goofy stationhouse politics, rich depiction of Navajo customs, evocative landscape, and prose that can move from comedy to terror in a split second. Hillerman invented the Native American mystery, widely practiced now, but nobody does it better. Connie Fletcher."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "The 15th Chee/Leaphorn mystery (after 1999's relatively weak Hunting Badger) finds MWA Grand Master Hillerman back at the top of his form as his two Navajo peace officers look into both a past and present mystery. Religious fervency and single-minded greed become strange but necessary bedfellows in a plot filled, as always, with insights into the lives and beliefs of the "Dineh." When an abandoned pickup truck turns out to contain one very dead white man, Sgt. Jim Chee's instincts lead him to bring retired Lt. Joe Leaphorn into the case. Leaphorn's trademark curiosity sends him in search of possible links between this homicide and another two years earlier. The first murder occurred on Halloween day when Wiley Denton supposedly shot Marvin McKay in self-defense after McKay tried to sell him bogus information about an old gold mine. That same day Denton's wife, Linda, disappeared; she has never been heard from again. Leaphorn's recollection of what had been shrugged off as a Halloween prank out at old Fort Wingate now becomes the itch he has to scratch. It seems a group of teens shortcutting across the area had endured a close call with La Llorana, a mythical wailing woman. The information he gathers adds yet another piece to the puzzle of the missing Linda. Chee is up to his elbows in not only the investigation but also in sorting through his growing emotional confusion about the beautiful Bernadette Manuelito. The seemingly insignificant turns critical and the loose ends tie up in one tidy conclusion as Hillerman repeatedly shines in this masterfully complex new novel. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series The Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito mysteries
Books 19-23 written by Anne Hillerman
#1 - The Blessing way
#2 - Dance hall of the dead
#3 - Listening woman
#4 - People of darkness
#5 - The Dark wind
#6 - The Ghostway
#7 - Skinwalkers
#8 - A Thief of time
#9 - Talking God
#10 - Coyote waits
#11 - Sacred clowns
#12 - The Fallen man
#13 - The First eagle
#14 - Hunting badger
#15 - The Wailing wind
#16 - The Sinister pig
#17 - Skeleton man
#18 - The Shape shifter
#19 - Spider woman's daughter
#20 - Rock with wings
#21 - Song of the lion
#22 - Cave of bones
#23 - The Tale teller
Subjects Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Chee, Jim (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Indian reservation police -- Fiction.
Police -- New Mexico -- Fiction.
Navajo Indians -- Fiction.
New Mexico -- Fiction.
Publisher [New York?] :Harper Audio,2002
Contributors Guidall, George.
Participants/Performers Read by George Guidall.
Language English
Notes Compact disc.
An unabridged recording of the book.
Description 6 audio discs (6 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0060092580
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