Blind Descent by Nevada Barr
(Anna Pigeon Mysteries)

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Park ranger Anna Pigeon is enjoying the open spaces of Colorado when she receives an urgent call. A young woman has been injured while exploring a cave in New Mexico's Carlsbad Cavern Park. Before she can be pulled to safety, she sends for her friend Anna. Only one problem: a crushing fear of confined spaces has kept Anna out in the open her whole life.




 

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NEVADA BARR is a novelist, actor, and artist best known for NEVADA BARR is a novelist, actor, and artist best known for her New York Times bestselling, award-winning mystery seriesher New York Times bestselling, award-winning mystery series featuring Anna Pigeon. A former National Park Service Range featuring Anna Pigeon. A former National Park Service Ranger, she currently lives with her husband in New Orleans, Louir, she currently lives with her husband in New Orleans, Louisiana. siana.
 
Published September 3, 2009 by Berkley. 336 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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When Mesa Verde National Park dispatcher Frieda Dierkz, on an avocational expedition to explore and survey the Lechuguilla cave in New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns, is trapped 800 feet beneath the earth's surface by a head injury and a shattered leg, the person she asks authorities above to send aft...

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Early in this sixth tale in Barr's evocative and suspenseful series (after 1997's Endangered Species), national park ranger Anna Pigeon is summoned from duty in Colorado to New Mexico's Carlsbad Caver

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""A chilling image filled Anna's mind: herself crouched and whimpering, fear pouring like poison through her limbs, shutting down her brain as the cave closed in around her."" Fully aware of her vulnerability, Anna nevertheless takes the plunge, leading readers through a truly harrowing series of...

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Anna Pigeon, a national park ranger, has various weaknesses but many off-setting strengths which will save her life as well as the lives of others around her.

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In this book, Anna Pigeon is assigned to a team that is attempting to rescue an injured "caver" who has broken her leg down in the Lechuguilla, a relatively uncharted cave near New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns.

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