Trickster's Point

Trickster's Point

A Novel

Book - 2012
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Discovering that he has been set up when Native American Governor-elect Jubal Little is murdered with one of Cork's bow-hunting arrows, Cork O'Connor recalls his complex relationship with Jubal while struggling to clear his name and find the real killer.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2012
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781451645675
1451645678
Branch Call Number: KRUEGER W
Krueger, W
Characteristics: 329 p. ; 24 cm

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djbphoto
Jul 31, 2017

If you are even thinking about reading this book, start at number 1 in the Cork O'Connor series and get hooked. Although each book can be stand alone the adventure is worth all the reading.

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ndexter
Jul 25, 2014

Becoming a believer of William Kent Krueger's story telling skills. Another book that creatively presents a tale involving cultutre, forklore, customs, ritual behavior and beliefs of the Ojibwe native americans. The crime writing is Succinct, creative and effectively shown thru Cocoran O'Connor. Seldom is the protagnist able to incorporate belief in family and their ties, as a backdrop in a tale.This murder invovles love in; friendships, disfunctional families, spiritual beliefs, and having fame and fortune.

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ReaderMaid
Jun 14, 2013

This is the latest in a good, character-driven mystery series involving as sheriff in northern Minnesota who is part Ojibwe indian. Trickster's Point is more the story of how Cork O'Connor becomes entangled in the murder of his high school friend Jubal Little and their lives up to Jubal's death as much as it is a mystery. I liked this book well enough to go back and start the series from the beginning with Iron Lake. This may have special appeal to fans of Tony Hillerman.

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lpreston214
May 31, 2013

After reading the first eight Cork O'Connor mysteries I took a break (got mad when the author killed off a character). Now I've gone back and read some of the more recent ones. I don't find these as good as the first ones. They're ok and I still like most of the characters but there's not as much about the characters interiors (what's they're thinking and feeling) as earlier and too much stuff on god and spirituality (not my thing).

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charlie2911
Nov 04, 2012

One of Kent's best books yet ! He brings in a totally new character so skillfully you almost think he's been in the series before. He also fleshes out his older characters like his son. -A great book, I read it in 2 days

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MonicaKT
Nov 04, 2012

Great Read!

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LoriBruns
Sep 14, 2012

I enjoyed the way the characters were interwoven, and I was guessing until the unraveling at the end.

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