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Winter Study

A Novel

By Nevada Barr

Winter Study
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2008,
    384 pages.

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Anna Pigeon is edgier than ever in Winter Study, a character driven mystery set on Isle Royale in the dark days of January when the island is inhabited only by the wolves, the moose, and the researchers who are there to study them.

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"Barr's visceral descriptions of the winter cold nicely complement the paranoia that follows the appearance of the mythic monsters at play." - Publishers Weekly.

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Nevada Barr Author Biography

"Nevada Barr has carved out her own fictional fiefdom, creating a body of work like no other," the San Diego Union Tribune remarked in 1996 upon the publication of the fifth book in Barr’s acclaimed series featuring National Park Service Ranger Anna Pigeon. Since the 1993 publication of the first Anna Pigeon novel, Track of the Cat, which was awarded both the Anthony Award for Best First Novel by The Crime Writers Association and the Agatha Award for Best First Novel by Malice Domestic, Barr has earned a reputation as a talented and much admired writer. As the Chicago Tribune said, "Nevada Barr is a park ranger who can write up a storm."

The daughter of two pilots, Barr bears the name of the state in which she was born but apparently was not named for the state but for a ...

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