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Question 1: The second book in the series, Dance Hall of the Dead (1973), won a 1974 ________ from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Novel.
Whip HandEdgar AwardThe Perfect MurderRuth Rendell

Question 2: Hillerman was credited by ________ as the inspiration in part for his novel Eye of Cat.
Harlan EllisonHugo AwardRoger ZelaznyGeorge R. R. Martin

Question 3: His mystery novels are set in the Four Corners area of New Mexico and ________, sometimes reaching into Colorado and Utah and beyond, sometimes to Washington, DC, Los Angeles and other areas.
ArizonaGeorgia (U.S. state)AlabamaFlorida

Question 4: Hillerman died on October 26, 2008, of pulmonary failure in ________ at the age of 83.
Rio Rancho, New MexicoSanta Fe, New MexicoNew MexicoAlbuquerque, New Mexico

Question 5: He taught journalism from 1966 to 1987 at the ________ in Albuquerque, where he resided with his wife until his death in 2008.
University of UtahNew Mexico State UniversityRutgers UniversityUniversity of New Mexico

Question 6: Hillerman's writing is noted for the cultural details he provides for the people he writes about: ________, Zuni, European-American, federal agents, and especially Navajo Tribal Police.
HopiNavajo peoplePuebloan peoplesNavajo Nation


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