New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author, 8vo, black quarter cloth over maroon boards with gilt-stamped & boxed scuba diver on front cover, Mylar-protected dust jacket photograph of birds in a sunset by Kazumi Nagasawa, map endpapers of Fort Jefferson, Garden Key, & the Dry Tortugas, 387 pages +  About the Author. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1964
SIGNED in ink by the Author neatly on title page. Twelfth in the Anna Pigeon, Park Ranger, mystery series.
Nevada Barr created the Anna Pigeon series while working at a seasonal job in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. Her first permanent Park Ranger job was on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi. after the success of her park mysteries, the author resigned her post to pursue writing fulltime.
Anna Pigeon is a fictional Natioinal park ranger and detective in the series of novels by the same name. She shares some life experiences with the author such as working as a national park ranger and having had a husband who worked in the theater in New York City. The books in the series are set in various national parks, where Pigeon solves murders that are often related to natural resource issues.
This novel revisits a notorious civil war prison and engages in underwater adventures.
SIGNED & in EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION!