Track of the Cat

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Penguin, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
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The first novel featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon is reissued. When a fellow ranger is killed and his death is ruled a mountain lion attack, Anna's suspicions are raised. It's up to her to save the protected cats from the prejudiced locals--and prove the kill was the work of a species far less rare.
  

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Nevada Barr is an excellent writer. - Goodreads
I thought the ending was abrupt. - Goodreads
Agh! I need a tidier ending than this! - Goodreads

Review: Track of the Cat (Anna Pigeon #1)

User Review  - Kathleen Messmer - Goodreads

This is my first reading of this author. It seemed like it would hold my attention from what I read on the jacket. Sadly, it was a struggle to get through. Granted, there were parts where I was ... Read full review

Review: Track of the Cat (Anna Pigeon #1)

User Review  - Oswego Public Library District - Goodreads

Welcome to the first book in the Anna Pigeon Mysteries series. Readers who enjoy this series will learn a great deal about the National Park system and the careers of rangers. Each book finds Anna ... Read full review

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I
1
II
14
III
19
IV
30
V
38
VI
50
VII
69
VIII
84
XII
127
XIII
133
XIV
144
XV
151
XVI
162
XVII
183
XVIII
190
XIX
203

IX
95
X
104
XI
119
XX
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XXI
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About the author (2003)

Nevada Barr was born on March 1, 1952. She is the author of a series of mysteries involving national parks. She draws on her own experience as a National Park Service ranger to thrill readers with the majesty of nature. Anna Pigeon, the heroine of such novels as A Superior Death and Endangered Species is a rough-and-tough ranger who left the wilds of New York for the great outdoors, and is modeled after Barr. The newest book in this series, #16, is entitled Burn. Barr began writing in 1978, garnering national attention with the publication in 1993 of Track of the Cat, which won both the Agatha and Anthony awards for Best First Mystery Novel. Her novels are known for breathtaking descriptions of nature, diverse settings, and a no-nonsense heroine. She also provides frequently unflattering portrayals of the National Park Service. Her works include 13 1/2, Winterstudy, Borderline, and Burn. His title The Rope made The New York Times Best Seller List 2012.

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