The Rope

The Rope

Large Print - 2012
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In "The Rope," Barr gathers together the many strings of Anna Pigeon's past and finally reveals the story of her first case. In 1995, 35-year-old Anna Pigeon takes a decidedly unglamorous job as a seasonal employee of the Glen Canyon National Recreational Area. On her day off, Anna goes hiking into the park never to return. Her co-workers think she's simply moved on--her cabin is cleaned out and her things gone. But Anna herself wakes up, trapped at the bottom of a dry natural well, naked, without supplies, and no clear memory of how she got herself in this situation.
Publisher: Detroit : Wheeler Pub., 2012, c2011
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410444868
1410444864
Branch Call Number: LPF BAR NVD
Characteristics: 579 p. (large print) ; 23 cm

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jennybeast
Jul 30, 2012

Anna Pigeon’s first adventure, before she joined the park service, before she grew into the tough-as-nails park ranger we love to follow. In some ways, it makes the book very strange, because it’s not the character we know, or at least, not yet. It’s certainly gripping, though.

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PaulaBringelson
Jul 26, 2012

Nevada Barr continues to write great Anna Pigeon novels. I love the character, as I too am a park ranger and can relate to her. Based in the Glen Canyon area.

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shanauer
Jun 19, 2012

Love this series and love Nevada Barr. This one is interesting as it addresses how Anna Pigeon became Anna Pigeon. Good read.

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melvynl123
Jun 15, 2012

Good read.This is the first book by Nevada Barr tha tI have read.
It wont be the last

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samanark
Jun 08, 2012

Like the Prey series by John Sanford, Ms. Barr has put new life into her Anna Pigeon series by going back in time to when Anna Pigeon was a new seasonal Park Ranger. John Sanford did a similar thing with his Lucas Davenport character.If you are a fan of these popular series, it is great fun to see the protagonists at a younger age

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happycanuck
Jun 04, 2012

well written with good plot - not my genre really so feel uncomfortable giving a rating.

rlbecker Mar 09, 2012

This is a prequel to the Anna Pigeon book series. The Anna that we meet here has not yet honed her sleuthing and survival skills. We learn a lot about her, including why she goes into the law enforcement aspect of rangering. I enjoyed the description of the scenery at the park as well.

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