Deep South

Front Cover
Penguin, 2001 - Fiction - 352 pages
22 Reviews
Nevada Barr's ever-popular Anna Pigeon series is consistently praised as "exceptional" (Denver Post), "stunning" (Seattle Times), and "superb" (New York Times Book Review). In Deep South, Park Ranger Anna Pigeon heads to Mississippi, only to encounter terrible secrets in the heart of the south...

Anna Pigeon finally gives in to her bureaucratic clock-and signs on for a promotion. Next thing she knows, she's knee-deep in mud and Mississippi. Not exactly what she had in mind. Almost immediately, as the new district ranger on the Natchez Trace, Anna discovers the body of a young prom queen near a country cemetery, a sheet around her head, a noose around her neck. It's a bizarre twist on a best-forgotten past of frightening racial undertones. As fast as the ever-encroaching kudzu vines of the region, the roots of this story run deep-and threaten to suffocate anyone in the way, including Anna...
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
5
4 stars
4
3 stars
13
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - EmpressReece - LibraryThing

It's been a long time since I read this book but I have read the entire series, up until the most current book and I really like it. I love how the series is set outdoors in the different parks. If you like C.J. Box, then you'll like Barr too. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - punxsygal - LibraryThing

Book #8 in the Anna Pigeon series finds Anna moving up into management as district ranger in the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi. She arrives at her new post to feel the resentment of her two ... Read full review

All 15 reviews »

Contents

1
1
2
13
3
36
4
52
5
69
6
82
7
97
8
129
11
181
12
199
13
232
14
245
15
281
16
297
17
312
18
324

9
144
10
160
19
347
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2001)

Formerly an actress and a park ranger, Nevada Barr is now an award-winning and New York Times-bestselling novelist and creator of the Anna Pigeon mysteries, and numerous other books and short stories. She lives in New Orleans with her husband and various pets.

Bibliographic information