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A Thief Of Time

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 0061983829
Genre : Fiction
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“All of Tony Hillerman’s Navajo tribal police novels have been brilliant, but A Thief of Time is flat-out marvelous.”—USA Today From New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, A Thief of Time is the eighth novel featuring Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee as they find themselves in hot pursuit of a depraved killer. At a moonlit Indian ruin where "thieves of time" ravage sacred ground in the name of profit, a noted anthropologist vanishes while on the verge of making a startling, history-altering discovery. Amid stolen goods and desecrated bones, two corpses are discovered, shot by bullets fitting the gun of the missing scientist. There are modern mysteries buried in despoiled ancient places, and Navajo Tribal Policemen Leaphorn and Chee must plunge into the past to unearth an astonishing truth and a cold-hearted killer. In his breakout novel, Hillerman paints a stunning portrait of the psychology of murder—and offers a heart-rending example of love and forgiveness.

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Author : Steven Arozena
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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Author : Janet Husband
ISBN : UOM:39015018901325
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A reference book for librarians and users of public libraries which provides easy access to information on good recreational reading. This revised edition features expanded coverage of mystery and science fiction. New indexes allow access by subject, genre and main characters.

Modern Mystery Fantasy And Science Fiction Writers

Author : Bruce Cassiday
ISBN : UOM:39015032901566
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Perfect for reference or browsing, this volume includes some 80 authors and explores in excerpts of criticism (from books, essays, and reviews) their work and influence. Throughout, the coverage is international and the emphasis is on the many rare and insightful comments that are made on these authors who are increasingly accorded literary status and regarded in the critical mainstream.

Contemporary Literary Criticism

Author : Roger Matuz
ISBN : 0810354985
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Gathers excerpts from critical articles written about twentieth century literature, and provides background information on the author being considered

Americas Worlds And The World S Americas

Author : International American Studies Association. World Congress
ISBN : 1894508831
Genre : Political Science
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Theaters Of Conversion

Author : Samuel Y. Edgerton
ISBN : 0826322565
Genre : Architecture
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Mexico's churches and conventos display a unique blend of European and native styles. Missionary Mendicant friars arrived in New Spain shortly after Cortes's conquest of the Aztec empire in 1521 and immediately related their own European architectural and visual arts styles to the tastes and expectations of native Indians. Right from the beginning the friars conceived of conventos as a special architectural theater in which to carry out their proselytizing. Over four hundred conventos were established in Mexico between 1526 and 1600, and more still in New Mexico in the century following, all built and decorated by native Indian artisans who became masters of European techniques and styles even as they added their own influence. The author argues that these magnificent sixteenth and seventeenth-century structures are as much part of the artistic patrimony of American Indians as their pre-Conquest temples, pyramids, and kivas. Mexican Indians, in fact, adapted European motifs to their own pictorial traditions and thus made a unique contribution to the worldwide spread of the Italian Renaissance. The author brings a wealth of knowledge of medieval and Renaissance European history, philosophy, theology, art, and architecture to bear on colonial Mexico at the same time as he focuses on indigenous contributions to the colonial enterprise. This ground-breaking study enriches our understanding of the colonial process and the reciprocal relationship between European friars and native artisans.

Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017988848
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The Pde Times

Author : Pennsylvania. Dept. of Education
ISBN : PSU:000043250776
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Winds Of Change

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ISBN : UCR:31210015312695
Genre : Indians of North America
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