Nevada Barr

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Birthday
1, 1952
Birthplace
Yerington, NV
Birth Sign
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Birthday
1, 1952 (age 64)
Birthplace
Yerington, NV

About

An American mystery writer, she is best known for her Anna Pigeon books, which are set in United States national parks. Her stand-alone novels include 13 1/2, Seeking Enlightenment, and Bittersweet.

Before Fame

She received a master's degree in drama from the University of California, Irvine and subsequently worked for nearly twenty years as a television, film, commercial, and theater actor.

Trivia

Her first novel, Track of the Cat, won both the Agatha Award and the Anthony Award.

Family Life

She was born in Yerington, Nevada. She married Donald Paxton.

Associated With

She received the Agatha Award, an honor named for mystery writer Agatha Christie.