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Scalp dance : a Sam Chitto mystery / Lu Clifton.

Clifton, Lu. (Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC CLI (Text) 30653001398106 Mystery Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell CLI (Text) 36823001651366 Mystery Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City FICTION M CLIFTON (Text) 30403002172716 Adult - Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton M Clifton (Text) 30890000599546 Adult Books Upper level Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) MF CLI (Text) 30032010675863 MYSTERY FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432831295
  • ISBN: 1432831291
  • Physical Description: 253 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich : Five Star, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "This mystery mingles Choctaw culture, science, and murder and features Lieutenant Sam Chitto of the Oklahoma Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, who considers himself a man of principal. He's a man of the Law--the letter of the Law--and he's a man of his word. But he's at a breaking point, ready to quit the force. His father's murder is ten-years cold, his young wife's premature death haunts him, and tribal police in Oklahoma are being prevented from ensuring the People receive justice. A mix of tribal and non-tribal lands has created a checkerboard law enforcement community--federal, state, municipal and Indian--a land that lawbreakers jokingly refer to as lawless. Indian women are the ones paying the highest price. One in three can expect to be raped in her lifetime, and tribal police cannot arrest the assailant if he is not Indian. And then, Chitto is assigned to work undercover on a mystifying case. In pre-dawn light, a sacred Choctaw ceremonial ground is transformed into an execution site. The naked, beheaded corpse is the husband of a Chickasaw woman and stepfather to her young daughter. Except for the victim's driver's license, no evidence is left behind--with one exception: his freshly laundered clothes retain the odor of fabric softener. A series of seemingly unrelated incidents come together to help Chitto solve the case, but he is forced to make a decision that could not only challenge his personal code of ethics but also cost a man his life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Indian reservation police > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Choctaw Indians > Fiction.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General.
Oklahoma > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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