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Day 647: Spider Woman's Daughter

In summary, ho hum. I think I’ve read all of Tony Hillerman’s Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mysteries. I especially like Jim Chee, because he follows the Navajo Way, and I find the information about these customs and beliefs fascinating. 397 more words

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Another Hillerman Navajo Mystery!

I do not remember when I first read a mystery by Tony Hillerman, but it was probably in the mid to late 1980s.  I do remember that he quickly became one of my favorite authors, and I voraciously read all of his 18 novels* that feature Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, officers in the Navajo Tribal Police.  3,068 more words

Books & Quotes

'Cause When It's All For One, It's One For All*

To a greater or lesser extent, cultures tend to be either collectivist or individualist. In collectivist cultures, the emphasis is on group membership and group achievement. 1,291 more words

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Road Works: Washington, DC

Dan Brown’s 2009 The Lost Symbol is a shoe-in for a novel that clearly features important landmarks of the Washington, DC, where reader-travelers can venture for first-hand experiences. 915 more words

Travel Literature

Dawn Drums wins Hillerman Award

I’ve long venerated Tony Hillerman’s writing, even before we met at a conference at Asilomar many years ago. I feel especially honored, therefore, that Dawn Drums was awarded the 2014 Tony Hillerman Award for Best Fiction by the New Mexico Book Awards. 8 more words

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Free Today! Night Stalker

FREE first time ever, #1 in the ‘Night’ books, Night Stalker FREE on Amazon today to kick-off my new release Night Cries.

You'll Learn Things You Never Knew You Never Knew*

One of the real benefits (at least to me) of reading is that sometimes, what we read challenges our beliefs and invites us to re-think them. 903 more words

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