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The Wailing Wind

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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.


"[A] convincingly told, eminently satisfying tale of greed and obsessive love." -- San Diego Union-Tribune "Hillerman applies a master's skill...winding up with a thrilling, chilling conclusion..." -- Rocky Mountain News "a mystery that entertains, informs, and, for a time, allows us to enter into another group's unique world." -- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The love of place...captures the reader's heart even as [the story] engage the intelligence." -- New Orleans Times-Picayune "One of Hillerman's best. -- Denver Post "Tony Hillerman is a wonderful storyteller." -- New York Times Book Review "Tony Hillerman strikes it rich with THE WAILING will treasure this tale." -- Orlando Sentinel "There's a reason why Tony Hillerman is the master of the American Indian detective novel. " -- Sante Fe New Mexican "Gale force hit!" -- People "[Hillerman] is a master at his game." -- Chattanooga Times Gale force hit! --People "Hillerman has become a national literary and cultural sensation."--Los Angeles Times "Gale force hit!"--People "Tony Hillerman is a wonderful storyteller."--New York Times Book Review Hillerman has become a national literary and cultural sensation. --Los Angeles Times" Tony Hillerman is a wonderful storyteller. --New York Times Book Review" Hillerman repeatedly shines in this masterfully complex new novel. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)" Gale force hit! --People" "Hillerman repeatedly shines in this masterfully complex new novel."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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