Tony Hillerman | Critical Review by Dick Roraback

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Tony Hillerman.
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Critical Review by Dick Roraback

SOURCE: Roraback, Dick. “Journey into a Heart of Darkness.” Los Angeles Times Book Review (19 November 1995): 3, 8.

In the following review, Roraback hails Finding Moon as an entertaining story rich in detail and praises the work for its depth and the complexity of its main character.

Tony Hillerman? In Vietnam? Say it ain't so. The sandpaper sage of the Southwest, the author whose proudest trophy, among more than a few, is the Navajo Tribe's Special Friend Award? Tony Hillerman bopping about the Cambodian border in a vintage armored personnel carrier a click ahead of the Cong and a 10-foot Pol from Pot?

Hey, a man has to take a breather. Mystery writer Hillerman, typically, inspires with both lungs. Besides, he reminds us, he's an ex-grunt himself, combat infantryman, and he has a pretty good handle on that terrain...

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