1st edition cover (Harper & Row)
|Cover artist||Ernest Franklin|
|Published||1990 - present|
|Media type||Print (hardcover and paperback)|
|Preceded by||Talking God (1989)|
|Followed by||Sacred Clowns (1993)|
Coyote Waits is a novel by author Tony Hillerman published in 1990. It was adapted as a TV film, which aired in 2003.
Coyote Waits (novel) 
The plot of the novel focuses on the vandalism of rock formations, the circumstances of the death of a policeman, an elderly Navajo accused of his murder, a bottle of expensive scotch liquor, and a book on Navajo witchcraft beliefs.
Coyote Waits (2003 film) 
The novel was adapted for television in November 2003 and was directed by Jan Egleson. It aired as part of PBS's Mystery! series. The film starred starred Adam Beach as Chee and Wes Studi as Leaphorn. It also featured Jimmy Herman, Alex Rice, Graham Greene, Sheila Tousey, Keith Carradine and Gary Farmer. The filming locations were in New Mexico.
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