Sacred clowns by Tony Hillerman

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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southwestern States

Subjects:

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

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTony Hillerman.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.I45 S23 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination305 p. ;
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1566485M
ISBN 10006016767X
LC Control Number91050470

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Sacred Clowns, the 11th book in the Chee/Leaphorn series, was released inalmost a quarter of a century after the series was inaugurated with the release of The Blessing Way in Jim Chee is the innocent, aspiring to be a native healer in his part time, while working full time as a Navajo tribal cop/5().

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"[Hillerman's] clowns are every bit as raucous, profane, and funny as Shakespeare's."—New York Times Book Review.

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