Track of the Cat

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Penguin, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
306 Reviews
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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Pretty decent mystery writer. - Goodreads
Such a sudden ending without closing up much. - Goodreads
Enjoyable introduction to a series. - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book it was a real page turner for me. - Goodreads
Overall a fine nature book and western yarn. - Goodreads
Lovely plot twists, interesting cast of characte - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Connie Cockrell - Goodreads

My brother-in-law is a great fan of the outdoors. When he heard I like mysteries, he gave me his whole collection of Nevada Barr books featuring Anna Pigeon, a Forest Ranger. New York Times ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

Just a fun read. Empowered woman. Remote Wilderness. Murder, mayhem, and conservation. Not a shining beacon of literary excellence but more of a by the beach, take time for yourself, guilty pleasure read. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER 1
1
CHAPTER 2
14
CHAPTER 3
19
CHAPTER 4
30
CHAPTER 5
38
CHAPTER 6
50
CHAPTER 7
69
CHAPTER 8
84
CHAPTER 12
127
CHAPTER 13
133
CHAPTER 14
144
CHAPTER 15
151
CHAPTER 16
162
CHAPTER 17
183
CHAPTER 18
190
CHAPTER 19
203

CHAPTER 9
95
CHAPTER 10
104
CHAPTER 11
119
CHAPTER 20
211
CHAPTER 21
219
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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's The Rope and Destroyer Angel made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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