Tony Hillerman Death Cause and Date

Tony Hillerman's Death

Born (Birthday) May 27, 1925

Death Date October 26, 2008

Age of Death 83 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Novelist

The novelist Tony Hillerman died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

An American writer of detective novels with southwestern settings, he most famously penned the Leaphorn and Chee books, which follow the adventures of the Navajo Tribal Police. His most famous titles include The Blessing Way, People of Darkness, and Hunting Badger.

He was born in Sacred Heart, Oklahoma. He later married Marie Hillerman.

Tony Hillerman, a former newspaperman whose evocative mystery novels set among the Navajos of the Southwest took the American detective story in new directions and made him a best-selling author, died Sunday in Albuquerque, where he lived. He was 83. The cause was pulmonary failure, his family said.

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An author knows his landscape best; he can stand around, smell the wind, get a feel for his place.

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How can you stop writing?

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I always try to make the setting fit the story I have in mind.

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I try to make my books reflect humanity as I see it.

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Being Indian is not blood as much as it is culture.

Tony Hillerman Death Cause and Date