High Country

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Putnam, 2004 - Fiction - 323 pages
145 Reviews
It's fall in the Sierra Mountains, and Anna Pigeon is slinging hash in Yosemite National Park's historic Ahwahnee Hotel. Four young people, all seasonal park employees, have disappeared, and two weeks of work by crack search-and-rescue teams have failed to turn up a single clue; investigators are unsure as to whether the four went AWOL for reasons of their own-or died in the park. Needing an out-of-park ranger to work undercover, Anna is detailed to dining-room duty; but after a week of waiting tables, she knows the missing employees are only the first indications of a sickness threatening the park.

Her twenty-something roommates give up their party-girl ways and panic; her new restaurant colleagues regard her with suspicion and fear. But when Anna's life is threatened and her temporary supervisor turns a deaf ear, she follows the scent of evil, taking a solo hike up a snowy trial to the high country, seeking answers. What waits for her is a nightmare of death and greed-and perhaps her final adventure.

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Review: High Country (Anna Pigeon #12)

User Review  - Carol Preflatish - Goodreads

This book by Nevada Barr takes place in Yosemite National Park, which is the main reason I wanted to read it. It was a good book, but poor Anna Pigeon was really put through the ringer in this book ... Read full review

Review: High Country (Anna Pigeon #12)

User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

At Yosemite National Park Ranger Anna Piegon goes undercover as a waitress to look into the disappearance of young employees. This assignment will challenge Anna in many ways. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Nevada Barr is the award-winning author of eleven previous Anna Pigeon mysteries, including the New York Timesbestsellers Flashbackand Hunting Season, as well as Seeking Enlightenment . . . Hat by Hat, a work of nonfiction. She was most recently a ranger on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi.

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