The Life List of Adrian Mandrick: A Novel

The Life List of Adrian Mandrick: A Novel

Chris White  (Author)
"With a birder's eye for detail, White takes us on [Adrian Mandrick's] painful, near death descent... [her] life-affirming conclusion reminds us that endangered species aren't the only ones that need to change and adapt in order to survive."--The New York Times Book Review H Is for Hawk meets Grief Is the Thing with Feathers in this evocative debut novel about a pill-popping anesthesiologist and avid birder who embarks on a quest to find one of the world's rarest species, allowing nothing to get in his way--until he's forced to confront his obsessions and what they've cost him.

Adrian Mandrick seems to have his life in perfect order with an excellent job in a Colorado hospital, a wife and two young children he loves deeply, and a serious passion for birding. His life list comprises 863 species correctly identified and cataloged--it is, in fact, the third longest list in the North American region.

But Adrian holds dark secrets about his childhood--secrets that threaten to consume him after he's contacted by his estranged mother, and subsequently relapses into an addiction to painkillers. In the midst of his downward spiral, the legendary birder with the region's second-longest life list dies suddenly, and Adrian receives an anonymous tip that could propel him to the very top: the extremely rare Ivory-billed Woodpecker, spotted deep in the swamplands of Florida's Panhandle.

Combining sharp, elegant prose with environmental adventure, The Life List of Adrian Mandrick is a poignant, engaging story that heralds the arrival of a new literary talent.
Shipping : 3-6 weeks
Quantity
€25.49
Apollo Club price: €24.22
Saadavus kauplustes
  • Product code: 9781501174308
  • Barcode: 9781501174308
  • Added: Apr 4, 2019
  • Author: Chris White
  • Publishing company: Simon & Schuster
  • Year of publication: 01.06.2018
  • Book format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 288

Last comments

Average rating missing (0 total voters)
5 stars 0
4 stars 0
3 stars 0
2 stars 0
1 star 0
Share your thoughts with other customers
Adding to Cart...
Adding to Wishlist...
Close
This is a required field.
Please enter 2 or more characters.
This is a required field.
Please enter 2 or more characters.
First name is not valid.
This is not an email address.
Email address is required.
This email is already registered.
This is not an email address.
This is a required field.
This is a required field.
This is a required field.
This is a required field.
Enter a valid password.
Please enter 6 or more characters.
Please enter 16 or less characters.
Passwords are not same.
Isikukood/reg nr. puudub.
Reg nr. puudub.
Firma nimi puudub.
There is already an account with this personal/company code
Invalid Estonian personal code
This is a required field.
Birthday field is not valid.
Email, identification code or password is wrong.