Facts about Tony Hillerman

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Tony Hillerman is a famous Author from USA, he/she is still alive and was born May 27, 1925.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Tony.

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Famous quotes by Tony Hillerman (13)


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"How can you stop writing?"
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"I try to make my books reflect humanity as I see it"
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"I always have one or two, sometimes more, Navajo or other tribes' cultural elements in mind when I start a plot. In Thief of Time, I wanted to make readers aware of Navajo attitude toward the dead, respect for burial sites"
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"Having grown up in Oklahoma when it was one of the last states which prohibited liquor, I grew up with War On Drugs, where every teenager knew who the bootleggers were"
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"Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam, I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get a feel for the time and place, and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like"
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"I am 82 years old. I imagine that I will keep on writing as long as anyone wants to keep reading"
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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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"Women are extremely important shapers of my own life"
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"I always try to make the setting fit the story I have in mind"
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"I know what I write about seems exotic to a lot of people, but not for me. I pulled up to an old trading post and saw a few elderly Navajos sitting on a bench. I felt right at home"
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"You write for two people, yourself and your audience, who are usually better educated and at least as smart"
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"The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college"
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"Being Indian is not blood as much as it is culture"


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