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The blessing way a Joe Leaphorn mystery by Tony Hillerman

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Published by G.K. Hall in Boston .
Written in English



  • Southwestern States


  • Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Chee, Jim (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Police -- Southwestern States -- Fiction,
  • Indian reservation police -- Fiction,
  • Navajo Indians -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Southwestern States -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTony Hillerman.
SeriesG.K. Hall large print book series
LC ClassificationsPS3558.I45 B5 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1714828M
ISBN 100816154309, 0816154317
LC Control Number92017118

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  I just finished The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman. I wanted to read this book because it is about Native Americans and the Navajo Nation. It was a gripping mystery novel. I really enjoyed reading it and I’m planning on reading more of the Leaphorn and Chee books.. Below are my notes that are directly quoted from the book. The Blessing Way Summary. Lieutenant Leaphorn works for the Law and Order Division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Ironically, as in much modern detective fiction, the representative of law and order seems much more concerned to see that he serves order, rather than law.   Directed by R.W. Goodwin. With David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Peter Donat. A furious pursuit of Agent Mulder is underway, and more importantly, the government wants the data tape he carried. Agent Scully, against all odds, searches to uncover his whereabouts, persisting that he is alive when all others deny it/10(K). Bergen McKee, a professor and monster slayer of Navajo witches and wolves, finds he has more real ores to contend with in the deaths of no good for anything Luis Horseman and of a colleague Authentic anthropological details; the self-effacing courage of McKee; and a particularly exciting entrapment in the canyons of this no white man's land make this an unqualified : Tony Hillerman.