Download A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All Book by Luke Dempsey

Download A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All Book by Luke Dempsey

A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All

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 Didn t that mean he d 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 morn 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 Didn t that mean he d 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, Florida anywhere the birds were A Supremely Bad Idea is one man s 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 Dempsey s culinary limitations and watch in horror as an innocent comment in a store in Arizona almost turns into an international incident as a trip through wild Florida turns into a series of sometimes poetic fisticuffs 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 beauty and a memoir of the back roads of America, A Supremely Bad Idea is a supremely fun comic romp an environmentally sound This Is Spinal Tap with binoculars

Title : A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All
Author :  Luke Dempsey
Language : English
Isbn : 159691355X
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 272 pages

Rating: 4.1

Reviewer: 5421 Reviews