The fallen man

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Legions of devotees will cheer the return of Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee in Tony Hillerman's most intricate and atmospheric novel yet. The Navajo policemen whose exploits are now published in sixteen languages 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 peak.
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display_descriptionHundreds of thousands of devotees will cheer the return of Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee in Tony Hillerman's most intricate and atmospheric novel yet. The Navajo policemen, whose exploits are now published in sixteen languages, are brought together by the death of a man on Ship Rock, almost 1700 feet above the desert floor. The fallen man had sprawled on the ledge under the peak of Ship Rock mountain for eleven years - visited only by the ravens who had picked his bones bare and scattered his rock-climbing gear. Through the memory of those who had known him, emerges an understanding of the fallen man, who had been given everything and found it was not enough. The Fallen Man is replete with Hillerman trademarks - ingeniously intricate plotting, splendid evocations of the Southwest's harsh beauty, insights into a venerable culture, and subtly poignant characterizations.
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seriesJoe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mysteries
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subject_facetChee, Jim (Fictitious character)
Chee, Jim (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Indian reservation police -- Fiction
Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character)
Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Navajo Indians -- Fiction
Police -- Southwestern States -- Fiction
Southwest, New -- Fiction
Southwestern States -- Fiction
title_displayThe fallen man
title_fullThe fallen man / Tony Hillerman
The fallen man [electronic resource] / Tony Hillerman
title_shortThe fallen man
topic_facetChee, Jim (Fictitious character)
Indian reservation police
Leaphorn, Joe, Lt. (Fictitious character)
Mystery fiction
Navajo Indians