Tony Hillerman


Tony Hillerman was a notable American mystery writer and decorated combat veteran of World War II. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1943/08/00 After a year at university, Tony Hillerman drops-out and enlist in the US Army, eventually becoming mortar-man in the 103rd Infantry Division. Military
1945/07/00 Private 1st Class Hillerman returns home during a 60 day convalescent furlough. Life
1945/08/00 With a patch on one eye and using a cane, Hillerman trucks oil drilling pipes to a sight north of Crownpoint. He happens upon a party of Navajos ceremonially delivering a scalp to cure a just-returned US service man during a Enemy Way healing ceremony. Life Crownpoint New Mexico
1945/10/00 Tony Hillerman is discharged from the US Army. He earned the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. Awarded a Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, he returned home suffering from temporary blindness and two shattered legs. Military
1973/00/00 "Dance Hall of the Dead" is published. Author Dance Hall of the Dead
1989/00/00 "A Thief of Time" is published. Author A Thief of Time

2 Creative Works by Tony Hillerman »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Dance Hall of the Dead Author Novel 1973/00/00
  • The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time
A Thief of Time Author Novel 1989/00/00
  • The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time
  • The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time

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