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A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All
A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All by Luke Dempsey 159691355X 9781596913554
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A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All by Luke Dempsey

It was an epiphany: The moment two friends showed Luke Dempsey a small bird flitting around the bushes of his country garden, he fell madly in love. But did he really want to be a birder? Didnt that mean hed be forced to eat granola? And wear a man-pouch? Before he knew it, though, he was lost to birding mania. Early mornings in Central Park gave way to weekend mornings wandering around Pennsylvania, which morphed into weeklong trips to Texas, Arizona, Michigan, Floridaanywhere the birds were. A Supremely Bad Ideais one mans account of an epic journey around America, all in search of the rarest and most beautiful birds the country has to offer. But the birds are only part of it. There are also his crazy companions, Don and Donna Graffiti, who obsess over Dempseys culinary limitations and watch in horror as an innocent comment in a store in Arizona almost turns into an international incident; asnbsp;a trip through wild Florida turns into a series of (sometimes poetic) fisticuffs;nbsp;and as he teeters at the summit of the Rocky Mountains, a displaced Brit falling in love all over again, this time with his adopted country. Both a paean to avian beautynbsp;and a memoir of the back roads of America,A Supremely Bad Ideais a supremely fun comic romp:nbsp;an environmentally soundThis IsSpinal Tapwith binoculars.

Author: Luke Dempsey

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 272

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

Publication Date: 2008-07-22

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 159691355X

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