By Chris White
Anesthesiologist Adrian Mandrick is stuffed with contradictory impulses. He desires to be a very good husband to his spouse and a superb father to his kids; he desires to forgive his once-beloved mom for the crime she devoted and the lengthy misplaced father who accused her. but if he gets a decision from his mom after years of silence, he's taking solace within the very ache medicine he prescribes, spiraling downward into addiction.
His sole resource of real convenience is his “life list”—the all-encompassing checklist of the 863 chicken species he’s noticed and pointed out. His is the 3rd longest checklist in all of North the United States. but if Henry Lassiter, the mythical birder who held the region’s moment longest checklist, dies without warning, Adrian seizes the chance to make his method to the very best. A determined look for the super infrequent Ivory-billed Woodpecker finally leaves him stranded within the thick swamplands of Florida’s panhandle, the place he's compelled to confront his earlier and current disasters, to mirror on what his obsessions and addictions have expense him, and to question what's really very important in his life.
Combining wry humor and secret with environmental event, The lifestyles checklist of Adrian Mandrick is a fast paced, attractive tale that heralds the arriving of a brand new literary talent.
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