Sacred Clowns

Sacred Clowns

Book - 1993
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During a kachina ceremony at the Tano Pueblo, the antics of a dancing koshare fill the air with tension. Moments later, the clown is found bludgeoned to death, in the same manner a reservation schoolteacher was killed only days before. Officer Jim Chee and Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn believe that answers lie in the sacred clown's final cryptic message to the Tano people. But to decipher it, the two Navajo policemen may have to delve into closely guarded tribal secrets -- on a sinister trail of blood that links a runaway, a holy artifact, corrupt Indian traders, and a pair of dead bodies. Performed by Gil Silverbird Enhanced CD: CD features an interactive program which can be viewed on your computer, including: a photo galary, an author Q & A and a 35 years of excellence timeline.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Publishers, c1993
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780002242639
Branch Call Number: FIC Hille 05ad 01
Characteristics: 305 p


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Nov 25, 2019

" 'Acclaim for COYOTE WAITS: "Hillerman is at the top of his form in COYOTE WAITS." "Sturdy work from an incorruptible craftsman." "Anything he writes is worth reading, and this is no exception." "Hillerman always deftly weaves in lots of fascinating information about Navajo life, and his a devastating finish to a superior piece of work." "Strong and compelling." ' "

Sep 29, 2018


Dec 26, 2017

Tony Hillerman writes with style,
demonstrating deep cultural sensitivity
and creating well-developed characters.
His audiobooks are usually narrated by George Guidall,
who is a most excellent reader.
Sacred Clowns, alas, is read by Christian Baskous,
who seems to have no connection to the writing at all.
Horrible, horrible narration.
I’ll be avoiding anything narrated by Baskous in future.

Jan 21, 2011


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