The Resource The fallen man, Tony Hillerman

The fallen man, Tony Hillerman

Label
The fallen man
Title
The fallen man
Statement of responsibility
Tony Hillerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Navajo policemen are brought together by the need to know how a man met his death on Ship Rock, almost seventeen hundred feet above the desert floor. Why had he climbed this mountain sacred to Navajos and why had he been killed there--or, even worse, left to die a lonely death? The fallen man lay sprawled on a ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain for eleven years--visited only by the ravens that had picked his bones clean and scattered his rock-climbing gear. That peaceful period ended, appropriately, on Halloween, when a climbing party stumbled upon his bones and began a chain of events that would ultimately link Leaphorn and Chee. As Chee and Leaphorn join to investigate why the fallen man fell, they set off across the high desert landscape of the Navajo reservation and into the lives of a rookie cop who is smarter than anyone thinks, a lonely woman who takes up her father's hobby of watching a mountain, a cattle-brand inspector who demonstrates that cows are even more curious than cats, a banker who knows her depositors' private lives as well as their balance sheets, a widow who loves one man too many, and the people who defy death on the towering cliffs of a sacred
Member of
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
034244
Cataloging source
MvI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hillerman, Tony
Index
no index present
Intended audience
770
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
High School
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
8.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mystery
Series volume
0012
Study program name
Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character)
  • Chee, Jim (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Indian reservation police
  • Indians of North America
  • Navajo Indians
  • Southwestern States
Target audience
adult
Label
The fallen man, Tony Hillerman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780061967771
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
96029469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (DLC)106681
  • (OCoLC)ocm35212753
  • 3690-78160
  • (OCoLC)ocm35212753 971108
Label
The fallen man, Tony Hillerman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780061967771
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
96029469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (DLC)106681
  • (OCoLC)ocm35212753
  • 3690-78160
  • (OCoLC)ocm35212753 971108

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