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I have read the majority of the Tony Hillerman Navajo Mysteries Joe Leaphorn Jim Chee I really enjoy reading about the 4 corners area and learningabout the Navajos, their history, and their culture.Listening Woman is a very compelling read Many Hillerman fans think that it is one of his best novels in an 18 book series I liked it, too Hillerman combines some really good elements including murder, kidnapping, theft, religious superstitions, a vicious dog, a Navajo Catholic priest, a v I have read the majority of the Tony Hillerman Navajo Mysteries Joe Leaphorn Jim Chee I really enjoy reading a [[ READ BOOK ]] ↮ Listening Woman (Leaphorn & Chee, #3) ⇛ Listening Woman By Tony Hillerman HarperCollins Publishers,1978 Had it not been for some unfortunate connotations that I had with Hillerman he was the author of choice for a particularly Wicked Stepmother , I would have most likely read his whole oeuvre by now When he died earlier this year, I decided to make like a good Southwesterner and rectify this omission in my reading list The problem was I didn t really know where to start I was told by an enthusiastic library volunteer in Oro Valley, AZ that I should just start at the beginning and work my way Had it not been for some unfortunate connotations that I had with Hillerman he was the author of choice for a particularly Wicked Stepmother , I would have most likely read his whole oeuvre by now When he died earlier this year, I decided to make like a good Southwesterner and rectify this omission in my reading list The problem was I didn t really know where to start I was told by an enthusiastic library volunteer in Oro Valley, AZ that I should just start at the beginning and work my way through, but that seemed a littletime consuming than I was ultimately prepared for In the end, a discount book rack in Portland I have now read several of his books now and feel this one is the best one I have read Joe given some cold cases to solve so he will not be babysitting a bunch of boy scouts meetimg on Navajo land Included are a missing helicopter, take of am important individual, deaths of 2 Navajos and the man that tried to run over Joe Tony Hillerman, RIP Sir, and thank you for your military service and your wonderful stories I am quite sure I read this one eons ago, as it sounded familiar, however, I enjoyed it very much I love the characters of Joe Leephorn and Jim Chee and the stories are always brilliant This was first published around 1978 Story an old man and young girl have been murdered, Listening Woman was there, but she is blind, and unable to tell the police anything Lt Leaphorn is about to figure it all out, Tony Hillerman, RIP Sir, and thank you for your military service and your wonderful stories I am quite sure I read this one eons ago, as it sounded familiar, however, I enjoyed it very much I love the characters of Joe Leephorn and Jim Chee and the stories are always brilliant This was first published around 1978 Story an old man and young girl have been murdered, Listening Woman was there, but she is blind, and unable to tell the police anything Lt Leaphorn is about to figure it all out, but not without long rides, and attending a Kinnaalda, whereinformation is revealed He also has other cases, a old case re monies and a helicopter, and some one has to keep an eye out on the Boy Scouts, however, he passes that case on He is soon to find out, all the three, become one.Mr Hillerman can take you into the story, you are there on the mountain tops, walking along canyons and crawling in the caves Tony Hillerman books are always a good read , and this too wi Tony Hillerman s third Navajo thriller written in 1978, Listening Woman is a true classic Lt Joe Leaphorn is on the case and must battle danger at every turn Hillerman has such wonderful characters to read His characters come alive off the pages full of life and depth Even Hillerman s bad guys are finely crafted Listening Woman, at a very quick 289 pages was an incredible thriller With each page it s seems to transport the reader to Canyon de Chelly, or along the Arizona Utah border Tony Hillerman s third Navajo thriller written in 1978, Listening Woman is a true classic Lt Joe Leaphorn is on the case and must battle danger at every turn Hillerman has such wonderful characters to read His characters come alive off the pages full of life and depth Even Hillerman s bad guys are finely crafted Listening Woman, at a very quick 289 pages was an incredible thriller With each page it s seems to transport the reader to Canyo Tony Hillerman s third mystery 1978 still features the Navajo Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn on his own no Jim Chee, no wife Emma, certainly no Bernie Manuelito Possibly Hillerman was trying out a new writing strategy There is the usual slice of Dinee lifeways e.g., Listening Woman s diagnostic practices used to determine the appropriate sing to cure an illness the use of Kinaald , a girl s puberty ceremony, as the backdrop for some serious sleuthing , but the author seems also to be trying Tony Hillerman s third mystery 1978 still features the Navajo Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn on his own no Jim Chee, no wife Emma, certainly no Bernie Manuelito Possibly Hillerman was trying out a new writing strategy There is the usual slice of Dinee lifeways e.g., Listening Woman s diagnostic practices used to determine the appropriate sing to cure an illness the use of Kinaald , a girl s puberty ceremony, as the backdrop for some serious sleuthing , but the author seems also to be trying his hand at a high action thriller, which takes over the narrativ Most books succeed in a single purpose Tony Hillerman managed to write gripping whodunits that snuck a minicourse in anthropology in when you weren t looking That makes them among my favorites Check my full review Listening Woman While Listening Woman is one of the early Leaphorn novels, it is still a well structured mystery, and contains a hogan full of Navajo culture One of my favorite Hillerman references that links real life to his fictional world is Joe Leaphorn s grandfather, called Hosteen Klee Thlumie by Shorty McGinnis of the fictional Short Hills trading post in the western Big Rez McGinnis also refers to Hosteen Klee as horse kicker Those of you who have visited the Newcomb and Two Grey Hills trading posts While Listening Wom Book 3 and I m still a little on the fence The Listening Woman, Margaret Cigaret, is a shaman who talks to those who need healing, meditates and then prescribes a Sing or Way to help cure them When she is meditating about Hosteen Tso, both he and her young assistant are murdered Luckily the killer didn t see Margaret and given that she was meditating and is blind she was unable to provide any help to the police Several months later, a man wearing Goldrims tries to run over Lt Joe Leaphorn Book 3 and I m still a little on the fence The Listening Woman, Margaret Cigaret, is a shaman who talks to those who need healing, meditates and then prescribes a Sing or Way to help cure them When she is meditating about Hosteen Tso, both he and her young assistant are murdered Luckily the killer didn t see Margaret and given that she was meditating and is blind she was unable to provide any help to the police Several months later, a man wearing Goldrims tries to run over Lt Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police As he investigates he finds references to the Listening Woman case, an old stolen helicopter and a boy scout troop visiting the area Leaphorn is a great character Slowly, as we learnabout him, we are getting to know his personality His need for order and precision along with his almost unmatched tracking ability I enjoy reading this series because of him.On