Effigies

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Publisher:
Poisoned Pen,
Pub. Date:
2007.
Language:
English
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Archaeologist Faye Longchamp and her friend, Joe Wolf Mantooth, have traveled to Neshoba County, Mississippi, to help excavate a site near Nanih Waiya, the sacred mound where tradition says the Choctaw nation was born. When farmer Carroll Calhoun refuses their request to investigate an ancient Native American mound, Faye and her colleagues are disappointed, but his next action breaks their hearts: he tries to bulldoze the huge relic to the ground. Faye and Joe rush to protect history--with their bodies, if necessary. Soon the Choctaws arrive to defend the mound and the farmer's white and black neighbors come to defend his property rights. Though a popular young sheriff is able to defuse the situation, tempers are short. That night, Calhoun is found dead, his throat sliced with a handmade stone blade. Was he killed by an archaeologist, angered by his wanton destruction of history? Neshoba County farmers have been plowing up stone tools like the murder weapon for centuries. Did one of them take this chance to even the score with an old rival? The sheriff is well-aware that Faye and Joe were near the spot where Calhoun's body was found and their combined knowledge of stone tools is impressive. They had motive, means, and opportunity....but so does almost everyone in Neshoba County.
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series Faye Longchamp archaeological mysteries
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mississippi -- Neshoba -- Fiction, Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mississippi -- Neshoba County -- Fiction, Large type books, Longchamp, Faye (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Longchamp, Faye -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mantooth, Joe Wolf (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mantooth, Joe Wolf -- (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Neshoba County (Miss.) -- Fiction, Women archaeologists -- Fiction
title_display Effigies
title_full Effigies / Mary Anna Evans, Effigies [electronic resource] / Mary Anna Evans, Effigies [text (large print)] / Mary Anna Evans
title_short Effigies
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Excavations (Archaeology), Large type books, Longchamp, Faye, Longchamp, Faye (Fictitious character), Mantooth, Joe Wolf, Mantooth, Joe Wolf (Fictitious character), Women archaeologists