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The First Eagle

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9780061967801
Genre : Fiction
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For acting Lieutenant Jim Chee, the murder of a Navajo Tribal Police officer seems like an open-and-shut case when he discovers a Hopi poacher huddled over the victim's butchered corpse. However, Chee's newly retired predecessor, Joe Leaphorn, believes otherwise. Hired to find a missing biologist who was searching for the key to a virulent hidden plague—and who vanished in the same area and on the same day the policeman was slain—Leaphorn suspects both events are somehow connected. And the reported sighting of a "skinwalker"—a Navajo witch—has Leaphorn and Chee seeking answers to a deadly riddle in a dark place where superstition and science collide.
Category: Fiction

The First Eagle

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9780061743665
Genre : Fiction
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When Acting Lt. Jim Chee catches a Hopi poacher huddled over a butchered Navajo Tribal police officer, he has an open-and-shut case--until his former boss, Joe Leaphorn, blows it wide open. Now retired from the Navajo Tribal Police, Leaphorn has been hired to find a hot-headed female biologist hunting for the key to a virulent plague lurking in the Southwest. The scientist disappeared from the same area the same day the Navajo cop was murdered. Is she a suspect or another victim? And what about a report that a skinwalker--a Navajo witch--was seen at the same time and place too? For Leaphorn and Chee, the answers lie buried in a complicated knot of superstition and science, in a place where the worlds of native peoples and outside forces converge and collide.
Category: Fiction

The First Eagle

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 1568659423
Genre : Indians of North America
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PI Joe Leaphorn of Arizona investigates the murder of an Indian policeman for which an eagle poacher has been arrested. Leaphorn thinks someone else did it. By the author of The Fallen Man.
Category: Indians of North America

Under The Eagle Eagles Of The Empire 1

Author : Simon Scarrow
ISBN : 9780755350827
Genre : Fiction
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IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME! UNDER THE EAGLE is the gripping first novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling EAGLES OF THE EMPIRE series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Praise for Simon Scarrow's compelling novels: 'Gripping and moving' The Times AD 42, Germany. Tough, brutal and unforgiving. That's how new recruit Cato is finding life in the Roman Second Legion. He may have contacts in high places, but he could really use a friend amongst his fellow soldiers right now. Cato has been promoted above his comrades at the order of the Emperor and is deeply resented by the other men. But he quickly earns the respect of his Centurion, Macro, a battle-hardened veteran as rough and ready as Cato is quick-witted and well-educated. They are poles apart, but soon realise they have a lot to learn from one another. On a campaign to Britannia - a land of utter barbarity - an enduring friendship begins. But as they undertake a special mission to thwart a conspiracy against the Emperor they rapidly find themselves in a desperate fight to survive...
Category: Fiction

Chained Eagle

Author : Everett Alvarez
ISBN : 9781574885583
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A volume in Brassey s Aviation Classics series
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Tony Hillerman Leaphorn Chee And More

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9780060820787
Genre : Fiction
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A single-volume fan's anthology of three popular novels featuring Navajo sleuths Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee by the best-selling mystery and suspense writer contains The Fallen Man, The First Eagle, and Hunting Badger. 25,000 first printing.
Category: Fiction

The First Eagles

Author : Gavin Mortimer
ISBN : 9780760346396
Genre : History
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In The First Eagles, historian Gavin Mortimer profiles the restless, determined American aviators who enlisted in Britain's Royal Flying Corps in World War I, took control of the European skies, and helped ensure an Allied victory.
Category: History

Eyes Of The Eagle

Author : Gary Linderer
ISBN : 0307574660
Genre : History
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When Gary Linderer reached Vietnam in 1968, he volunteered for training and duty with the F Company 58th In, the Long Range Patrol Company that was "the Eyes of the Eagle." F Company pulled reconnaisssance missions and ambushes, and Linderer recounts night insertions into enemy territory, patrols against NVA antiaircraft emplacements, and some of the bravest demonstrations of courage under fire that has ever been described.... From the Paperback edition.
Category: History

Sacred Clowns

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 9780061801938
Genre : Fiction
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During a kachina ceremony at the Tano Pueblo, the antics of a dancing koshare fill the air with tension. Moments later, the clown is found bludgeoned to death, in the same manner a reservation schoolteacher was killed only days before. Officer Jim Chee and Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn believe that answers lie in the sacred clown's final cryptic message to the Tano people. But to decipher it, the two Navajo policemen may have to delve into closely guarded tribal secrets—on a sinister trail of blood that links a runaway, a holy artifact, corrupt Indian traders, and a pair of dead bodies.
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First Catch

Author : Thom Eagle
ISBN : 9781787132818
Genre : Cooking
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‘The thing to do is just begin. The question, of course, is where?’ So opens Thom Eagle’s hymn to a singular early spring meal. A cookbook without recipes, this is an invitation to journey through the mind of a chef as they work. Stand next to Thom in the kitchen as he muses on the very best way to coax flavour out of an onion (slowly, and with more care than you might expect), or considers the crucial role of salt in the creation of the perfect assembly for early green shoots and leaves. In an era when we are so distracted that we eat almost without realising what we’ve just put in our mouth, this is food and writing to savour, gently steering the cook back towards simplicity, confidence and, above all, taste.
Category: Cooking