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Leaphorn, Joe (Fictitious character)

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Works: 12 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 546 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 212 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 41 libraries 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 first eagle by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 26 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
    Sacred clowns by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
    Moments after a Tano kachina ceremony the clown is found brutally bludgeoned in the same manner that a reservation schoolteacher was killed just days before. Officer Jim Chee and Lieutenant Leaphorn of the Tribal Police go back to the beginning to decipher the sacred clown's message to the people of the Tano pueblo. Amid guarded tribal secrets and crooked Indian traders, they find a trail of blood that links a runaway schoolboy, two dead bodies, and the mysterious presence of a sacred artifact
    Skeleton man by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 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
    The wailing wind by Tony Hillerman( Book )
    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
    A homicide on the Navajo Reservation brings Lt. Joe Leaphorn out of retirement because of its connection to the old "Golden Calf mine" case
    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
    The wailing wind by Tony Hillerman( Sound Recording )
    2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries 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
    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
 
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