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The Blessing Way (Leaphorn & Chee, #1) Alternate Cover Edition Can Be Found Here.Homicide Is Always An Abomination, But There Is Something Exceptionally Disturbing About The Victim Discovered In A High Lonely Place, A Corpse With A Mouth Full Of Sand, Abandoned At A Crime Scene Seemingly Devoid Of Tracks Or Useful Clues Though It Goes Against His Better Judgment, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn Cannot Help But Suspect The Hand Of A Supernatural Killer There Is Palpable Evil In The Air, And Leaphorn S Pursuit Of A Wolf Witch Is Leading Him Where Even The Bravest Men Fear, On A Chilling Trail That Winds Perilously Between Mysticism And Murder.



10 thoughts on “The Blessing Way (Leaphorn & Chee, #1)

  1. says:

    Hillerman is chocolate Read him at the beach, read him before bed, but read him Then you too will belong to the high plains, the canyons and mesas of the desert Southwest You will think and speak differently, ...


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    This first book in the Joe Leaphorn series features an exciting conclusion, but it also features two heroes instead of one Ethnologist Bergen McKee getspages than Leaphorn , and I don t think it is always clear where the focus of the novel is supposed to be The ethnic information about witchcraft beliefs among the Navaho is interesting, but not always properly integrated into the narrative This is, however, his first detective novel It is well writ


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    It s been mentioned in other reviews, but this particular book does seem to suffer from a bit of an identity crisis it doesn t quite seem sure of its main protagonist You d think it would be Joe Leaphorn, but it just may not be after all.That said, it s certainly a rather interesting book Navajo symbolism and mythology permeate the writing to such an extent that I initially found it somewhat difficult to follow the story, but once you get used to the w


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    I usually don t do this, but DNF on page 106 I can t make heads or tails out of what s going on, and I m bored stiff.UPDATE 10 23 2015Okay, I finished it Still stand by my original opinion.


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    I actually read this quite a long time ago and I don t remember the details, but I ve never read a Tony Hillerman I didn t like.This is the first of Hillerman s Joe Leaphorn Jim Chee Navajo Reservation mysteries, and I read in an interview that it has so many inaccuracies about Navajo culture that it now makes him cringe Apparently, though, the Navajo people were quite pleased with his respectful interest in their culture, and they liked the book despite whate


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    Read this book when it first came out Yes I m old Did a re read, here s my reviewWhen it comes to writing descriptions of the southwest, none can compare to Mr Hillerman He can set a scene with a saw whet owl, a fading sunset, and a distant outcropping of gray streaked red sandstone He s magnificent at this, does a better job than any painting or photograph Add to that the detailed descriptions of various native American rituals, along with insight into the cultur


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    As a mystery fan, I had been meaning to check this series out for a while But it wasn t until I spent a rainy weekend in Napa and took temporary shelter in a lovely used bookstore that I saw a paperback copy and finally picked it up It may be my best used bookstore impulse buy ever, and I have made quite a few of those.There is not much new I can add to the conversation about the mystery handled by Arizona Navajo Tribal Police Lt Joe Leaphorn in this novel, being that


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    I am glad that I went into this knowing that it wouldn t blow me away It was pretty good, and I will continue with the series since it is supposed to get much better.


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    This first book in the Leaphorn series, really isn t that great.There s a corpse with sand in his mouth, and a hunt for a missile.The story is pretty simple, really only enough here for a novella, and it drags along Leaphorn really isn t i...


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    THE BLESSING WAY was Tony Hillerman s first novel Although Navajo police officer Joe Leaphorn appears in the book, he is a secondary character The main character is Bergen McKee, a tenured professor with expertise in the social context of Navajo witchcraft McKee is still recovering from his divorce five years ago and has returned to the Reservation to continue his research in hopes of revitalizing some of the ambition of his youth He contacts Leaphorn, an old friend from college,


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About the Author: Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman, who was born in Sacred Heart, Oklahoma, was a decorated combat veteran from World War II, serving as a mortarman in the 103rd Infantry Division and earning the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart Later, he worked as a journalist from 1948 to 1962 Then he earned a Masters degree and taught journalism from 1966 to 1987 at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, wh Tony Hillerman, who was born in Sacred Heart, Oklahoma, was a decorated combat veteran from World War II, serving as a mortarman in the 103rd Infantry Division and earning the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart Later, he worked as a journalist from 1948 to 1962 Then he earned a Masters degree and taught journalism from 1966 to 1987 at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, where he resided with his wife until his death in 2008 Hillerman, a consistently bestselling author, was ranked as New Mexico s 25th wealthiest man in 1996 Wikipedia


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