Talking God [Advance Reading Copy, paperback, 1989]

This is the full and detailed views of the cover for the Advance Reading Copy of Talking God. The cover features a preliminary design by Peter Thorpe of the pictorial representation of Talking God with sandstone formations on either side and bordered by the image used to represent Rainbow God. Peter Thorpe has designed and illustrated over 40 Hillerman editions, and his work has become the iconic imagery associated with Hillerman's novels. There is also a banner across the lower right hand corner that says Advance Reading Copy. The back cover also states "This is an advance reading copy from an uncorrected manuscript. The regular edition will be in hardcover."