Synopses & Reviews
A phone call in 1975 changes Moon Mathias's life forever, as a voice on the line tells him his dead brother's baby daughter -- a child Moon never knew existed -- is waiting for him in Southeast Asia.
A task he believes beyond his meager talents is pulling Moon to Vietnam. In a chilling world of mystery and silence, disguise and deception, he'll risk everything for the sake of one little girl -- and discover a Moon Mathias who's a better man than he ever thought he could be.
Performed by Jay O. SandersEnhanced CD: CD features an interactive program which can be viewed on your computer, including: a photo galary, an author Q&A and a 35 years of excellence timeline.
About the Author
Tony Hillerman (1925-2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two childrens books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France 's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere.
Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America, and was honored with that groups Edgar Award and as one of mystery fictions Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed,
won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.
Jay O. Sanders has been seen in over 80 films, among them The Day After Tomorrow, The Big Green, Tucker, and JFK; his stage work includes extensive work on and Off-Broadway. On TV he has appeared on, among many others, Law & Order, Northern Exposure, and Roseanne.