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A thief of time : a novel

Author: Tony Hillerman
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1988.
Series: Leaphorn & Chee, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A noted anthropologist vanishes at a moonlit Indian ruin where "thieves of time" ravage sacred ground for profit. When two corpses appear amid stolen goods and bones at an ancient burial site, Navajo Tribal Policemen Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee must plunge into the past to unearth the astonishing truth behind a mystifying series of horrific murders.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hillerman, Tony.
Thief of time.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1988
(OCoLC)580088572
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Hillerman
ISBN: 0060159383 9780060159382 9780061000041 0061000043 0061808407 9780061808401
OCLC Number: 18041978
Notes: Map on lining papers.

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Maps on endpapers.
Awards: Winner of Macavity Award (Mystery Novel) 1989
Description: 209 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Leaphorn & Chee, 8.
Responsibility: Tony Hillerman.
Local System Bib Number:
.b17435432

Abstract:

A noted anthropologist vanishes at a moonlit Indian ruin where "thieves of time" ravage sacred ground for profit. When two corpses appear amid stolen goods and bones at an ancient burial site, Navajo Tribal Policemen Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee must plunge into the past to unearth the astonishing truth behind a mystifying series of horrific murders.
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