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Night of the white buffalo, Margaret Coel

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Night of the white buffalo
Title
Night of the white buffalo
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Coel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With her gritty mysteries steeped in authentic Native American culture, New York Times bestselling author Margaret Coel is "widely considered the most accomplished heir to Tony Hillerman's legacy," (Scripps Howard News Service). In the latest Wind River novel, Arapaho attorney Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley confront a ruthless killer in the wake of a miraculous event. A mysterious penitent confesses to murder, and then flees the confessional before Father John can identify him. Two months later, Vicky discovers rancher Dennis Carey shot dead in his truck along Blue Sky Highway. With the tragic news comes the exposure of an astonishing secret: the most sacred creature in Native American mythology, a white buffalo calf, was recently born on Carey's ranch. Making national headlines, the miraculous animal draws a flood of pilgrims to the reservation, frustrating an already difficult investigation. As visitors throw the reservation into turmoil, Vicky and Father John try to unravel the strange events surrounding both Carey's murder and the recent disappearances of three cowboys from his ranch. It could be coincidence, given the nomadic life of the cowboy trade, but when one of them fails to appear in court to testify on an assault charge, Vicky wonders if Arnie Walkfast and his Arapaho buddies are guilty of more than just assault. And at the back of Father John's mind is the voice from the man in the confessional: I killed a man . . . " --
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1937-
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Coel, Margaret
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.O347
LC item number
N54 2014
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Wind River mystery
Series volume
18
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Malley, John (Fictitious character)
  • Holden, Vicky (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Arapaho Indians
  • Indian mythology
  • Wind River Indian Reservation (Wyo.)
Label
Night of the white buffalo, Margaret Coel
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Publication
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 290 pages
Isbn
9780425264652
Lccn
2014017707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn880689737
  • 1386608
  • (OCoLC)880689737
Label
Night of the white buffalo, Margaret Coel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 290 pages
Isbn
9780425264652
Lccn
2014017707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn880689737
  • 1386608
  • (OCoLC)880689737

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