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Tony Hillerman (1925–2008)

Autor(a) de A Thief of Time

90+ Works 40,838 Membros 707 Reviews 126 Favorited

About the Author

Tony Hillerman was born in Sacred Heart, Oklahoma on May 27, 1925. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army and was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart after being severely injured during a raid behind German lines. He received a bachelor's degree from the University mostrar mais of Oklahoma in 1948. From 1948 to 1962, he covered crime and politics for newspapers in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, eventually working his way up to the position of editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican. He taught at the University of Mexico and went on to chair the journalism department for more than 20 years. He retired in 1985. His first novel, The Blessing Way, was published in 1971. During his lifetime, he wrote 29 books, including the popular 18-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 Award for Best Mystery Novel for Dance Hall of the Dead in 1974, the Western Writers of America's Golden Spur Award for Skinwalkers in 1987, the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award in 1991, the Navajo tribe's Special Friend Award, France 's Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere, the 2002 Malice Domestic Lifetime Achievement Award, the Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction Book for Seldom Disappointed, and the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He died from pulmonary failure on October 26, 2008 at the age of 83. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Tony Hillerman

A Thief of Time (1988) 2,497 cópias, 46 resenhas
The Blessing Way (1970) 2,243 cópias, 69 resenhas
Coyote Waits (1990) 2,145 cópias, 20 resenhas
Sacred Clowns (1993) 2,084 cópias, 24 resenhas
Talking God (1989) 2,037 cópias, 23 resenhas
Skinwalkers (1986) 2,025 cópias, 38 resenhas
Dance Hall of the Dead (1973) 2,008 cópias, 57 resenhas
The Fallen Man (1996) 1,947 cópias, 31 resenhas
The Shape Shifter (2006) 1,893 cópias, 49 resenhas
Skeleton Man (2004) 1,881 cópias, 31 resenhas
Hunting Badger (1999) 1,875 cópias, 28 resenhas
The Sinister Pig (2003) 1,870 cópias, 42 resenhas
The Wailing Wind (2002) 1,868 cópias, 19 resenhas
The First Eagle (1998) 1,861 cópias, 25 resenhas
Listening Woman (1978) 1,795 cópias, 35 resenhas
The Dark Wind (1982) 1,680 cópias, 33 resenhas
People of Darkness (1980) 1,654 cópias, 35 resenhas
The Ghostway (1984) 1,479 cópias, 24 resenhas
Finding Moon (1995) 1,209 cópias, 10 resenhas
The Fly on the Wall (1971) 1,002 cópias, 18 resenhas
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Editor; Introdução — 458 cópias, 7 resenhas
Seldom Disappointed (2001) 324 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Mysterious West (1994) — Editor — 236 cópias, 4 resenhas
The Boy Who Made Dragonfly: A Zuni Myth (1972) 182 cópias, 1 resenha
The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories (1996) — Editor; Contribuinte — 179 cópias, 1 resenha
Talking Mysteries (1991) 125 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Spell of New Mexico (1976) — Editor — 110 cópias
A New Omnibus of Crime (2005) — Editor; Contribuinte — 97 cópias, 2 resenhas
Leaphorn and Chee: Skinwalkers / A Thief of Time / Talking God (1992) — Autor — 75 cópias, 2 resenhas
The weavers way: Navajo profiles (2003) — Tribute — 17 cópias
Coyote Waits [Abridged] (1990) 14 cópias
Chee's Witch (2002) 12 cópias, 1 resenha
Hunting Badger [abridged audio] (1999) 9 cópias, 1 resenha
The First Eagle [abridged] (2005) 9 cópias
Canyon de Chelly (1998) 4 cópias
The Fly on the Wall (1990) 3 cópias
The Blessing Way [Abridged Audiobook] (2005) — Author & Narrator — 3 cópias
The Fallen Man | The First Eagle (1998) 3 cópias, 1 resenha
American West 3 cópias
The Fly on the Wall (audio abridged) (1990) 2 cópias, 1 resenha
The Dark Wind 2 cópias, 1 resenha
The Great Taos Bank Robbery and Other Indian County Affairs (audio, abridged) (1973) — Author & Narrator — 2 cópias, 1 resenha
The Taos Review No. 4 (1991) 1 exemplar(es)
Hillerman,Tanzplatz UT953 (2023) 1 exemplar(es)
Haugbrjotar (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
The Lone Eagle 1 exemplar(es)
Joe Leaphorn 1 exemplar(es)
Cry Wolf 1 exemplar(es)
The Ghostway [Abridged Audiobook] (2005) 1 exemplar(es)
Rencontre avec 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Perfect Murder: Five Great Mystery Writers Create the Perfect Crime (1991) — Contribuinte — 103 cópias, 2 resenhas
2nd Culprit: A Crime Writers' Association Annual (1993) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias, 1 resenha
Master's Choice, Volume 1 (1999) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias
A Modern Treasury of Great Detective and Murder Mysteries (1994) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias, 1 resenha
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2000 v02 #248 (2000) 50 cópias, 1 resenha
First Cases: New and Classic Tales of Detection (1999) — Contribuinte — 42 cópias
Piñon Country (1941) — Prefácio, algumas edições33 cópias
A Century of Mystery 1980-1989 (1997) — Contribuinte — 32 cópias
Reader's Digest Condensed Books 1990 v05 (1990) — Autor — 23 cópias
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (2003) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias, 1 resenha
Twelve American Crime Stories (1998) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias
The Ethnic Detectives: Masterpieces of Mystery Fiction (1985) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias, 1 resenha
Skinwalkers | St Peter's Finger | Azrael (1987) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
Dinky Died | The Blessing Way | The Dead Sea Cipher (1970) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
RDSELP 2000 (Lake News and Hunting Badger) (2000) — Autor — 1 exemplar(es)


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Another great mystery. I'm really liking this series.
caanderson | outras 34 resenhas | Jul 15, 2024 |
Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee Mysteries, Book 15
MontanaMick | outras 18 resenhas | Jun 30, 2024 |
Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee Mysteries, Book 7
MontanaMick | outras 37 resenhas | Jun 30, 2024 |
Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee Mysteries, Book 17
MontanaMick | outras 30 resenhas | Jun 30, 2024 |



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