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Saturday, September 24 • 9:00am - 10:15am
A Conversation With Anne Hillerman

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Chérie Newman, producer of The Write Question, talks with New Mexico author Anne Hillerman about her latest books ('Spider Woman's Daughter' and 'Rocks With Wings') in which she continues her late father's Navajo Country mystery series. They'll also discuss why Hillerman gave police officer Bernadette Manuelito a larger role in her novels, American Indian stories written by non-Indian authors, and grappling with the mythic West in fiction.

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Anne Hillerman

The daughter of beloved novelist Tony Hillerman, Anne has continued the Navajo mystery series with the elevation of Officer Bernadette Manuelito from sidekick to crime solver. Anne received the Spur Award for her first mystery Spider Woman Daughter. Her second, Rock with Wings was a New York Times best seller and the third, Song of Lion, will be released in April. She lives in Santa Fe, but loves Montana.
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Cherie Newman

Chérie Newman is an arts and humanities producer and on-air host for Montana Public Radio, and a freelance writer. Her weekly literary program, The Write Question, is broadcast on several public radio stations, and available online at PRX.org and MTPR.org. Her articles, essays, and book reviews have been published in Montana Magazine, High Country News, the University of Montana Alumni... Read More →



Saturday September 24, 2016 9:00am - 10:15am
Holiday Inn - Garden City Ballroom B 200 S Pattee St, Missoula, MT 59802

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