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Title:

First Eagle, The
 

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Genres:

Ethnic: Native American
Mystery

Series:

Navajo Tribal Police Mysteries
13

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# Date Publisher Binding Cover
1 1998-07-29 Harper Collins Publishers  

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Blurb: 
Joe Leaphorn has retired from the Navajo Tribal Police and is trying his hand at being a private detective. A biologist has disappeared while collecting fleas from prairie dog communities which are believed to be the source of a modern day outbreak of bubonic plague.

Jim Chee has just become temporary commander of the Tuba City unit of the Navajo Tribal Police, a job that entails entirely too much paperwork, in his opinion. One of his deputies is investigating a young Hopi man who has been poaching eagles. When he calls for back up, Jim finds him bludgeoned to death with the eagle poacher standing over his body.

Jim's former fiancee, Janet Pete, has returned from Washington, D.C., which complicates Jim's investigation as she is working as the eagle poacher's lawyer. Meanwhile, Joe Leaphorn's friendship with the ethnology professor, Louisa Bourebonette, deepens. Still, both soldier on, untangling the web of clues in their separate cases...

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