"National parks are the home of our history, dyed in our blood, warmed by our hopes, inspired by our accomplishments. Memories of who we were, knowledge of who we are, and dreams of who we can hope to become."
- Nevada Barr -
Welcome to the Nevada Barr Resource Page. Engaging and
Ms. Barr entwines the cycle of nature throughout her mystery books with
her character, Anna Pigeon, a National Parks Ranger. Add the increasing
congestion in our national parks, and you have a heroine forced to live
in two worlds at once. If you aren't currently familiar with Nevada
and her writing, please read on. She is wonderful!
Great independent store visited by Nevada for a booksigning.
strongly supports small bookstores since they keep the food chain going
for new authors, whereas larger stores do not. Support your local
- Glowing tribute to Nevada Barr from the editor of the Mystery Guild.
Became a Park Ranger - by Lynda Boose. Not an article on Nevada
Barr, but rather about
who "became" one of her characters at Isle Royale!
Rangers On the
- [temporarily out-of-service as they move to a new web location] This
is the real world of Nevada Barr. A site by and for Park Rangers,
including news updates of major crimes being committed in our National
Parks. There are ranger bios, job opportunities, educational, law
graphics, and park operation links, among many others. Welcome home,
Rick Holt as he receives recognition for his internet efforts.
Researcher Settles With Author - Newspaper account explaining why
in Endangered Species is now a man in the paperback. Hold on to
your copies before the sex change. They may become a collector's item
(1984) - Nevada's first novel has been reprinted! "...Barr tells an
story of two women in the Old West, not only pioneers but lovers forced
to keep their love a secret...Barr succeeds in conveying the meaning of
these brave and desperate lives."
Enlightenment... Hat by Hat (2003) - Nevada charts the course of
spiritual evolution in a series of essays, each chapter "offering a
or an answer forged through experience and deep reflection, and a
of insight certain to encourage thought and discussion among readers
may, in turn, find their own spiritual language."
Anna Pigeon Novels:
of the Cat (1993) - Anna Pigeon in the Guadalupe Mountains (1994
Award for Best First Mystery Novel)
Phoenix: A Serial Novel (2001) - Edited by Marcia Talley, and
off by Nevada Barr, each chapter in this novel is written by a
mystery writer (Note: half the proceeds from this novel are being
to breast cancer research)
Murder Goes...Artful (2001) - Edited by Susan Mailing and
Peters, this anthology includes short stories by Nevada Barr and other
mystery writers exploring crimes rooted in the worlds of art,
Case (1996) - Edited by Sara Paretsky, includes "Beneath the
by Nevada Barr, whose "museum curator finds out as she digs too deep
Island Escape - by Jeremy Church, for CNN TravelGuide ("Imagine a
so rapturous that it could not only silence the rankling presence of
but make a lullaby of their creaky chairs....")
Park overview for Blood Lure, including maps, brochures, road
photo gallery, history, and more
Glacier National Park from dawn to dusk. The view from the foot of Lake
McDonald, near Apgar Village, is particularly beautiful and you can
a floating webcam window for your desktop which will refresh itself
- USGS research report of bear monitoring at Glacier National Park
This page was first web published
in 1995 and is maintained as time permits by Kathleen
Clark, email firstname.lastname@example.org
, as a service to readers of mystery writer and former national
park ranger Nevada Barr.
Please note that Ms.Clark has no
contact with Nevada Barr and suggests that you try to reach her through
her website www.nevadabarr.com
or through her current publisher.