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People of darkness

Tony Hillerman

People of darkness

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Published by O. Penzler in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwestern States
    • Subjects:
    • Chee, Jim (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Police -- Southwestern States -- Fiction,
    • Navajo Indians -- Fiction,
    • Southwestern States -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTony Hillerman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.I45 P4 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 282 p. ;
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1087777M
      ISBN 101562870572, 1562870580
      LC Control Number94011790


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