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Leaphorn, Joe (Fictitious character)

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Works: 13 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 562 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Manuscripts 
Classifications: PS3558.I45, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Joe (Fictitious character) Leaphorn
    The fallen man by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
    The skeleton of a murder victim is discovered after more than a decade. Three hundred miles across the Navajo reservation, a canyon guide is shot and Joe Leaphorn, recently retired from the Navajo Tribal Police, thinks there is a connection between the shooter and the skeleton. Acting Lieutenant Jim Chee does not take an interest in the case until it hits too close to home
    Sacred clowns by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
    First there was the trouble at Saint Bonaventure boarding school. A teacher is dead, a boy is missing, and a councilwoman has put a lot of pressure on Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee -to find her grandson. Sitting on a rooftop watching sacred clowns perform their antics in a Puebla ceremonial, Chee spots the boy. Then, suddenly, the crowd is in commotion. One of the clowns has been savagely murdered. Without a single due, On and Leophorn must follow a serpentine trail through the Indian dons and nations, seekig the thread that links two brutal murders, a missing teenager, a bond of lobbyists trying to put a toxic dump site on Pueblo land, and an invaluable memento given to the tribes by Abraham Lincoln in a fast-paced, flawless mystery that is Hillerman at his lyrical evocative, spellbinding best
    Hunting badger by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
    Indian tribal policemen Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee investigate a casino robbery which killed a guard and wounded another. A manhunt takes them into the canyons of the Four Corners, a region bordering Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah
    The first eagle by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
    PI Joe Leaphorn of Arizona investigates the murder of an Indian policeman for which an eagle poacher has been arrested. Leaphorn thinks someone else did it. By the author of The Fallen Man
    Skeleton man by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
    Retired Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn investigates a fifty-year-old plane crash when a small-time thief tries to pawn a diamond that he claims to have found on the floor of the Grand Canyon
    Sacred clowns by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
    First there was the trouble at Saint Bonaventure boarding school A teacher is dead, a boy is missing, and a councilwoman has put a lot of pressure on Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee to find her grandson. Sitting on a rooftop watching sacred clowns perform their antics in a Pueblo ceremonial, Chee spots the boy. Then, suddenly, the crowd is in commotion. One of the clowns has been savagely murdered. Without a single clue, Chee and Leaphorn must follow a serpentine trail through the Indian clans and nations, seeking the thread that links two brutal murders, a missing teenager, a band of lobbyists trying to put a toxic dum site on Pueblo land, and an invaluable memento given to the tribes by Abraham Lincoln
    The wailing wind by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
    Nothing had seemed complicated about the old "Golden Calf" case. A con game had gone sour. Wealthy old Wiley Denton had shot the swindler, called the police, confessed, and done his short prison time. No mystery there, except why did the rich man's bride vanish? And now, papers found by Sergeant Jim Chee and Officer Bernie Manuelito in a new homicide case connect the victim to Denton and to the mythical Golden Calf Mine
    The first eagle by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
    Navajo tribal policeman Jim Chee arrests the poacher he finds standing over a dying police officer. But when Jim's mentor, retired cop Joe Leaphorn, begins looking for a missing scientist last seen in that same area that same day, the case takes on new dimensions. Some strong language. Bestseller
    The blessing way by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    2 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
    Navajo Tribal Police Lt., Joe Leaphorn cannot help but suspect the hand of a supernatural killer in this latest murder. Book on 3 CD's
    Skinwalkers by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
    Officer Chee and Lieutenant Leaphorn investigate a series of random murders that also seem to suggest the involvement of skinwalkers, spirits of the dead that seek revenge on the living
    Hunting badger by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Indian tribal policeman Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee investigate a casino robbery which killed a guard and wounded another. A manhunt takes them into the canyons of the Four Corners, a region bordering Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah
    The Wailing Wind Read by George Guidall by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    The wailing wind by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Leaphorn is called out of retirement when a new murder case raises questions about an old case for which a man has already confessed and served his time
 
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