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Ella Clah has found her place on the Navajo Reservation, in her tribe, her clan, and her family. She has seen the Din' at their worst--and at their best--as they balance the modern era with the traditional Navajo way of life.

The Navajo are building a nuclear power plant on the Reservation. Though the tribe voted for the plant, there are those who believe that nuclear power is inherently dangerous--and particularly so for the Navajo, due to past uranium mining operations that contaminated land and water and sickened many Navajo workers and their families.

A group of activists is determined to do whatever is necessary to stop the plant--assault, sabotage, domestic terrorism. When a fellow Navajo Police officer is injured in an attack aimed at Ella's boyfriend, Ella vows to do whatever it takes to find the terrorists and bring them to justice.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 138 x 208 x 30mm | 1,202.01g
  • New York
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765324873
  • 9780765324870
  • 2,245,396

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-Clah is always good company, on and off the reservation.- --The New York Times Book Review on the Ella Clah novels

-[The Thurlos] have established themselves both as mystery writers of repute and chroniclers of the Navajo nation.- --Mystery News on the Ella Clah novels

-The breakneck pace of this crime hunt contrasts satisfyingly with the backdrop of life on the rez.- --Booklist (starred review) on Turquoise Girl on the Ella Clah novels

-Terrific. Will appeal to Tony Hillerman fans.- --Library Journal on Mourning Dove

-An intense, fast-paced mystery that will have fans reading into the wee hours.- --Knight-Ridder syndicate on Red Mesa
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About Aimee Thurlo

AIMEE and DAVID THURLO live in Corrales, New Mexico. David was raised in Shiprock, on the Navajo Reservation; Aim'e was born in Cuba.
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4 43% (94)
3 20% (43)
2 5% (10)
1 1% (2)
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