Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn (Hardcover)

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A photographic journey through the landscape immortalized in bestselling author Tony Hillerman' s beloved mystery series featuring the legendary Navajo police officers Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn and Sergeant Jim Chee

Step into the world of Tony Hillerman's Chee and Leaphorn novels with this stunning collection of original photography of the landscape integral to his writing. Alongside these breathtaking photos are brief synopses of Hillerman's novels, descriptive text from his works, his own comments about the land, and information about the sites pictured. Compiled with remembrances by his eldest daughter, Anne Hillerman, and original photos by Don Strel, here is a timely showcase of a hauntingly beautiful region that captured one man's imagination for a lifetime.

In Tony Hillerman's Landscape, Anne Hillerman pays loving tribute to her father and his work.

For seasoned Hillerman fans, and those discovering his work for the first time, this book offers an intimate and unique look at this beloved author and his world.

About the Author


Anne Hillerman is the author of six books and has been a journalist for twenty years. She has received awards for her work from the National Federation of Press Women and the New Mexico Press Association. She is the director of Wordharvest Writers Workshops and the Tony Hillerman Writers Conference: Focus on Mystery. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Praise for Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn…


“A multilayered odyssey . . . Tony Hillerman’s Landscape is an alluring and assiduously researched travel memoir, and a revealing behind-the-scenes chronicle of the peoples and settings that inspired Hillerman’s atmospheric mysteries. It’s a must-have for fans of Southwest mysteries and devotees of Indian Country.”
-New Mexico Magazine

“You’ve read the books, now see the land. . . . It’s like having Tony Hillerman still with us.”
-Denver Post

Product Details ISBN-10: 0061374296
ISBN-13: 9780061374296
Published: Harper, 11/01/2009
Pages: 192
Language: English