|Pub. Date||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Availability|
|||Junior Deluxe Editions||384 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|| |
Fredonia Public Library - Juvenile Fiction
|c1977, c1949||Grosset & Dunlap||388 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.|| |
Fredonia Public Library - Classic Books
Two Native-American boys have vanished into thin air, leaving a pool of blood behind them. Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police has no choice but to suspect the very worst, since the blood that stains the parched New Mexican ground once flowed through the veins of one of the missing, a young ZuÑi. But his investigation into a terrible crime is being complicated by an important archaeological dig . . . and a steel
The fifth novel featuring Leaphorn and Chee by New York Times bestselling author Tony Hillerman, now reissued in the Premium Plus format.
The corpse had been "scalped," its palms and soles removed after death. Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police knows immediately he will have his hands full with this case, a certainty that is supported by the disturbing occurrences to follow. A mysterious nighttime plane crash, a vanishing shipment