The Big Year

A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession

By Mark Obmascik
(Free Press, Hardcover, 9780743245456, 268pp.)

Publication Date: January 2004

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Compact Disc, Paperback, Paperback

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A rollicking, witty chronicle of the human need to conquer and categorize--in this case, every bird on the planet--no matter how low the stakes.

Sunday, Oct 16, 2011

On Weekend Edition Sunday, a story of feathers and film as a real-life birdwatcher tells some of the stories behind the new film The Big Year. More at

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