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Coyote waits

by Tony Hillerman

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Published by HarperPaperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Lt. Leaphorn, Joe (Fictitious character),
  • Navajo Indians,
  • Police,
  • Jim Chee (Fictitious character)

  • About the Edition

    The car fire didn"t kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez, a bullet did. Officer Jim Chee"s good friend Del lies dead, and a whiskey-soaked Navajo shaman is found with the murder weapon. The old man is Ashie Pinto. He"s quickly arrested for homicide and defended by a woman Chee could either love or loathe. But when Pinto won"t utter a word of confession or denial, Lt. Joe Leaphorn begins an investigation. Soon, Leaphorn and Chee unravel a complex plot of death involving an historical find, a lost fortune ... and the mythical Coyote, who is always waiting, and always hungry.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTony Hillerman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.I45 C69 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24950952M
    ISBN 100061099325
    ISBN 109780061099328
    OCLC/WorldCa25018554

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Tony Hillerman's "Coyote Waits" is one of his more emotionally gripping Leaphorn & Chee novels. We've got the wonderful Navajo setting, Navajo/White philosophical conflicts, Jim Chee temperamental/professional conflicts, nice mystery, and good resolution/5().

And it was a happy discovery when I read "Coyote Waits." With his cast of Navajo characters, including law officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, the author introduces readers to the world of the modern-day reservation and the surviving Navajo culture in the Four Corners area of New Mexico and Arizona/5.

The compelling Coyote Waits is based on one of the Leaphorn and Chee mystery novels by Tony Hillerman (all three have been adapted for television), concerning a partnership, of sorts, between an experienced Navajo detective, Joe Leaphorn (Wes Studi), and a young reservation cop, Jim Chee (Adam Beach).

When the latter's colleague and friend ends up shot to death and left to burn in a fiery /5(). Coyote Waits () About book: I read this many years ago, when it first came out inand have just re-read it, as I am reading a series of other southwestern-themed mysteries and I wanted to see Coyote waits book Hillerman’s stories held up against both time and the newer stories.

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A Vietnamese relative of one of the murdered men in this novel refers to a saying among her people that “fate is as gentle with men as the mongoose is with mice.” Navajo officer Jim Chee responds.

COYOTE WAITS: Its title comes from a Navajo proverb, and COYOTE WAITS carries all the supernatural suspense for which Tony Hillerman's novels are famous.

Officer Jim Chee is convinced that a drunken Navajo shaman, Ashie Pinto, killed a fellow officer/5(). Coyote Waits (Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Series #10) by Tony Hillerman in DOC, EPUB, FB3 download e-book.

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Published at $ Your Price $ (Save $) Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist. COYOTE WAITS. Tony Hillerman. Novel. Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn believes there is much more to this murder than what appears on the surface, as he and Officer Jim Chee set out to unravel a complex weave of greed.

Coyote Waits is one of Hillerman's best. I have read most of Hillerman's Navajo Mysteries and found this one to be near the top, the prose is simple and elegant, (no wasted words here) the landscapes descriptive and vivid (but not romantic).

Coyote Waits is an excellent mystery, not overly complex or mind-numbingly predictable.5/5(5). Hillerman's spare and moving story eloquently illustrates Pinto's reminder to Leaphorn that Coyote, ``the enemy of all law, and rules, and harmony,'' waits for everyone.

Reader's Digest Condensed. This is the limited edition of the first edition of Coyote Waits, which is Tony Hillerman's tenth Navajo Mystery novel. This edition was published in by Harper & Row Publisher's in New York, New York.

The edition comes with a multicolor slipcase designed by Peter Thorpe that features a volcanic mountain surrounded by flames with a background of a night sky. Coyote Waits Tony Hillerman Snippet view - During his lifetime, he wrote 29 books, including the popular book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children's books, and nonfiction works.

He received numerous awards during his lifetime including the Edgar Allan Poe 4/5(7). The conclusion of *Coyote Waits* is the most powerful and affecting of all Hillerman's "Navajo mysteries." Leaphorn has his monsters to slay: alcoholism, superstition.

They come together here in a complex mystery that begins with Jim Chee botching a crime scene and lead from there through a maze of deception and misdirection/5().

The story revolves around the legend of the skin walkers or "S Dubs", a folk legend from Utah about the spirits of murdered Indians returning to seek revenge upon those who disrespect the land/10().

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Books. Books See all Books. Book Reviews So, though Coyote Waits features one of the series’ least dramatic plots, it’s sturdy work from an incorruptible craftsman — and cause for quiet Author: Josh Rubins. This is the abridged audiobook edition of Coyote Waits.

This edition was published in by Harper and Row Publishers in New York, New York. Each side of the cassettes runs about 45 minutes ( minutes total or 3 hours of tape).

This audio book version was read by Tony Hillerman himself.Preview of Coyote Waits Summary. Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee appear for the fourth time as an awkwardly-paired team in Coyote Waits.

More accustomed to working together by this time, they have each learned to adjust to the other's very different methods and point of view.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee Novel: Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at /5(5).