Date: 3/25/21 1:47 pm
From: Jeff Acopian <dmarc-noreply...> (Redacted sender jeffacopian for DMARC)
Subject: [obol] Re: fiction books with birders as protagonists?
“The REAL James Bond”, by Jim Wright is interesting. It’s non-fiction......about fiction :-)

Jeff Acopian

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> On Mar 25, 2021, at 4:17 PM, <adamus7...> <adamus7...> wrote:
> Fellow birders,
> There are many non-fiction memoirs and travelogues written by birders,
> perhaps the best-known being "Kingbird Highway" (by Kenn Kaufman), "Birding
> Without Borders" (by Oregon's own Noah Stryker), and the semi-fictional "The
> Big Year (by Mark Obmascik). But what about fictional works? Partly
> because their authors happened to be first- or second-hand acquaintances, I
> recently read a couple of fun novels where a birder was the lead character:
> "Nome" and "Border Songs". Can anyone recommend other works of fiction
> (perhaps partly based on fact) that feature a birder, hopefully in a
> respectful way?
> Paul Adamus
> Corvallis
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