Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Tony Hillerman's Landscape

Tony Hillerman's LandscapeTo celebrate Tony Hillerman Week, November 1-8, the Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library are delighted to host an intimate multimedia presentation and book signing for Anne Hillerman’s new book, Tony Hillerman's Landscape: On the Road with Chee and Leaphorn. The Harper Collins book features photographs by Don Strel.

The program will be held Sunday, November 8, 2009, from 4 - 6 pm, at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy Street.

Shiprock at SunsetThis event will feature a slide show of photographs from the book, showing the places in Indian country that served as the inspiration for Tony Hillerman's mystery novels. It will be narrated by Anne Hillerman, his eldest daughter. She and her husband, photographer Don Strel, spent three years visiting the iconic landscapes Tony used as settings for his Indian country mysteries. She will share memories of her life with her father, and his travels.

Billie Blair will serve as mistress of ceremonies. The program will be followed by a reception and book signing. Books will be available for purchase.

Tickets will be available from the Lensic, 988-1234, or at the door. Ticket prices are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Santa Fe Public Library programs.

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