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People of Darkness Summary
Tony Hillerman

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People of Darkness Summary

Plot Summary

People of Darkness is a novel by Tony Hillerman. The People of Darkness are a group of people in a peyote church who survived an explosion at an oil well because a peyote induced vision warned them not to go to work that day. These men would later die of cancer, a highly unusual event that would lead tribal police officer Jim Chee to realize that something more sinister than nature is at work here. People of Darkness is a tightly plotted novel that takes the reader from mere curiosity into the heart of a culture where motives as simple as greed are rare and seen as the sinister acts of a witch.

Tribal Police officer Jim Chee arrives at the home of B.J. and Rosemary Vines. Rosemary Vines talks to Chee about a box that was stolen from her husband's study. Rosemary believes a man named...

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