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The blessing way

by Tony Hillerman

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Published by Harper Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English


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When Lt. Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police discovers a corpse with a mouthful of sand at a crime scene seemingly without tracks or clues, he is ready to suspect a supernatural killer. Blood on the rocks... A body on the high mesa...Leaphorn must stalk the Wolf-Witch along a chilling trail between mysticism and murder.

Edition Notes

StatementTony Hillerman.
The Physical Object
Pagination292 p. ;
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18338944M
ISBN 100061000019
OCLC/WorldCa20981062

Blessingway—hozhooji: a ceremony to awaken one to natural order (hozho); choosing constructive and life-affirming choices; healing from intentions and decisions that destroy oneself and others. To explain the blessing way, spiritual-cultural concepts are translated from the Dineh language into appropriate English descriptions to convey universal health and healing concepts from Dineh oral.   The Blessing Way was originally published in so it must be one of his earliest ones. Although it is essentially a murder mystery, he weaves in descriptions of the beauty of the southwest landscape and brings to life some of the fascinating customs/lores of the Navajo Indians.

  Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials. The Blessing Way A Leaphorn & Chee Novel. by Tony Hillerman. On Sale: 01/02/ Read a Sample Read a Sample Read a Sample Read a Sample Enlarge Book Cover. $ Spend $49 and get FREE shipping on Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. The Armchair Detective Library first edition of Tony Hillerman's The Blessing Way, original copyright Dust jacket and book are both in fine condition. The binding is tight and the book has apparently not been shipping in US in protective packaging.

  My review of The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman Published: Genre: Mystery, Crime, Thriller Synopsis: Homicide is always an abomination, but there is something exceptionally disturbing about. The rites and prayers in the Blessing Way are concerned with healing, creation, harmony and peace. The song cycles recount the elaborate Navajo creation story (Diné Bahaneʼ).One of most important Blessing Way rites is the Kinaaldá ceremony, in which a young girl makes the transition to womanhood upon her menarche. During the course of the ceremony, the girl enacts the part of Changing Woman.


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The Blessing Way is the first in this series and I felt the officer might like a read by an author known and celebrated as a mystery writer who set plot within a realistic framework of life in the desert of Arizona and New Mexico that is the Navajo Nation.

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I mailed the book to the office at his last know station. I /5(). THE BLESSING WAY was Tony Hillerman's first novel. Although Navajo police officer Joe Leaphorn appears in the book, he is a secondary character. The main character is Bergen McKee, a tenured professor with expertise in the social context of Navajo witchcraft/5.

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Tony Hillerman's The Blessing Way is much more than a mystery - it is a book that allows a close up look at the Navajo and the southwest.

The mystery is great and holds the readers interest, but the reader is also taken to a place of enchantment, where one can almost feel the wind and see the beautiful, but barren, by: 4. The Paperback of the The Blessing Way (Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Series #1) by Tony Hillerman at Barnes & Noble.

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It was a gripping mystery novel. I really enjoyed reading it and I’m planning on reading more of the Leaphorn and Chee books. Below are my notes that are directly quoted from the book. The Blessing Way Summary. Lieutenant Leaphorn works for the Law and Order Division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Ironically, as in much modern detective fiction, the representative of law and order seems much more concerned to see that he serves order, rather than law.

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Bergen McKee, a professor and monster slayer of Navajo witches and wolves, finds he has more real ores to contend with in the deaths of no good for anything Luis Horseman and of a colleague Authentic anthropological details; the self-effacing courage of McKee; and a particularly exciting entrapment in the canyons of this no white man's land make this an unqualified : Tony Hillerman.

Near Fine book w/ soft spine and light slant, in Near Fine unclipped DJ w/ worn top front corner, 1/4" tear top rear panel, now in clear protective cover. Square, binding firm, interior clean and o/w unmarked. First publication of three Joe Leaphorn novels in one volume: The Blessing Way/Dance Hall of the Dead/Listening Woman.

The Blessing Way audiobook, by Tony Hillerman Homicide is always an abomination, but there is something exceptionally disturbing about the victim discovered in a high lonely place, a corpse with a mouth full of sand, abandoned at a crime scene seemingly devoid of tracks or useful clues.

Though it goes against his better judgment, Navajo Tribal Price: $   The subject novels -- "The Blessing Way," "Dance Hall of the Dead," and "Listening Women" were written between andand deal with the effects of jealousy, greed, rage, and revenge brought onto the Navajo reservation by outsiders.5/5(6).

When Tony Hillerman published The Blessing Way 50 years ago this Ma he had no plans of writing another Navajo mystery. In fact, the ex-newspaperman intended this Author: James Mcgrath Morris.

Here’s the summary of The Blessing Way. “Brilliant as fascinating as it is original.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch. From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, the first novel in his series featuring Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn & Officer Jim Chee who encounter a bizarre case that borders between the supernatural and murder—now available in a limited Olive Edition.

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