A dark and very ill wind is blowing through the Southwestern desert, a gale driven by Navajo sorcery and white man's greed
A dark and very ill wind is blowing through the Southwestern desert, a gale driven by Navajo sorcery and white man's greed. And it will sweep away everything unless Chee can somehow change the weather. 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.
Have never read any Tony Hillerman books before. Now having visited Arizona, and some of the areas Tony writes about, had to check him out. Really good read. loved the characters, especially Jim Chee.
The Dark Wind is the fifth crime fiction novel in the Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee Navajo Tribal Police series by Tony Hillerman, published in 1982. It is the second of the novels to feature Officer Jim Chee. Now working from Tuba City, Sgt. Chee is assigned four cases by Capt. A drug-smuggling plane crashes, and Largo insists Chee stay away from that case, a tough challenge as he gathers information from Hopis, whites and Navajos to solve the original cases.
Tony hillerman leaphor. This book is dedicated to the good people of Coyote Canyon, Navajo Mountain, Littlewater, Two Gray Hills, Heart Butte, and Borrego Pass, and most of all to those who are being uprooted from their ancestral homes in the Navajo-Hopi Joint Use country. Tony Hillerman - Leaphorn & Chee 05 - The Dark Wind, . The reader should be aware that I make no claims to being an authority on Hopi theology. Like Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police, I am an outsider on the Hopi Mesas.
The Dark Wind enters the person who does bad deeds. He needs a healing ceremony, not punishment
The Dark Wind enters the person who does bad deeds. He needs a healing ceremony, not punishment. This book perfectly illustrates between the Navajo vs. the White Man’s thinking about evil. And the Navajo nicknames are always fun, like Largewiskers and Ironfingers. As Chee’s investigation unfolds, we get a great sense of the hunt Navajo-style.
Gil Silverbird's narration has a light conversational tone, more successful for dialogue than Sgt. Jim Chee's introspective narratives. Retail pak, Harper Audio, 1993.
A dark and very ill wind is blowing through the Southwestern desert, a gale driven by Navajo sorcery and white man’s greed.
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A corpse in the desert-its face unidentifiable, its hands and feet flayed ... A mysterious plane crash and a missing cache of cocaine ... Sgt. Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police had no business meddling in these matters. His assignment is simple: discover who is sabotaging a windmill on land recently ceded over to the Hopis. But his extraordinary tracking skills and genius for sleuthing will lead him deep into the remote washes and isolated mesas where the Hopis hold their most secret ceremonies, trapping him in a deadly web of intrigue driven by Navajo sorcery and white man's greed.
Gil Silverbird is an American Navajo Indian who sings ill several languages and performs extensively in the theater and on television. He can be heard on Tony Hillerman's The Ghostway. ( Harper Audio CPN 2301)