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Obmascik, Mark

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Works: 16 works in 73 publications in 10 languages and 3,386 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Handbooks and manuals  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
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Most widely held works by Mark Obmascik
The big year : a tale of man, nature, and fowl obsession by Mark Obmascik( Book )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
"Every January 1, a quirky crowd storms out across North America for a spectacularly competitive event called a Big Year--a grand, expensive, and occasionally vicious 365-day marathon of birdwatching. For three men in particular, 1998 would become a grueling battle for a new North American birding record. Bouncing from coast to coast on frenetic pilgrimages for once-in-a-lifetime rarities, they brave broiling deserts, bug-infested swamps, and some of the lumpiest motel mattresses known to man. This unprecedented year of beat-the-clock adventures ultimately leads one man to a record so gigantic that it is unlikely ever to be bested. Here, prize-winning journalist Mark Obmascik creates a dazzling, fun narrative of the 275,000-mile odyssey of these three obsessives as they fight to win the greatest--or maybe worst--birding contest of all time."--Page [4] of jacket
The big year : a tale of man, nature, and fowl obsession by Mark Obmascik( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Every year on January 1, a quirky crowd of adventurers storms out across North America for a spectacularly competitive event called a Big Year -- a grand, grueling, expensive, and occasionally vicious, "extreme" 365-day marathon of birdwatching. For three men in particular, 1998 would be a whirlwind, a winner-takes-nothing battle for a new North American birding record
Halfway to heaven : my white-knuckled and knuckle-headed quest for the Rocky Mountain high by Mark Obmascik( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The author recounts his effort to scale Colorado's fifty-four mountains above 14,000 feet, a quest marked by the search for hiking partners among eccentric candidates and his exploration of the culture and history of the "Fourteeners."
A consumer's guide to drinking water by Mark Obmascik( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The big year by David Frankel( visu )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Comedy starring Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson as three men in different stages of life competing to become champion birdwatchers. Stu (Martin) is a successful business executive on the brink of retirement. Brad (Black), the youngest of the three, works as a computer programmer but lacks direction and focus in his life. Meanwhile, the obsessive and unscrupulous Kenny (Wilson) will stop at nothing to hold onto his title of World's Greatest Birder. As they travel the length and breadth of North America as participants of the 'Big Year' competition, in which birders compete to spot the greatest number of bird species in the United States over the course of one year, the three men discover as much about themselves and each other as they do about America's bird population
A consumer's guide to water conservation : dozens of ways to save water, the environment, and a lot of money by Mark Obmascik( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Ein Jahr vogelfrei The big year ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In the cradle of storms : the diary and legacy of a forgotten battle of wwii by Mark Obmascik( Book )
3 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Drôles d'oiseaux ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Un anno da leoni ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Multiple languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Brad Harris ha 36 anni, è divorziato e vive con i genitori. Se la madre lo sostiene nella sua passione per il bird watching il padre costituisce un ostacolo. Brad però ha un idolo: Kenny Bostick, che ha vinto la competizione denominata "The big year". La gara consiste nel riuscire, nell'arco di un anno, a vedere il maggior numero di specie di uccelli. Bostick, che ne ha individuati più di 700, teme che il suo record possa essere battuto e torna a competere nonostante il parere contrario della moglie. Oltre alle sue imprese e a quelle di Brad, che ha vinto le resistenze paterne, seguiamo in azione Stuart Preissler, un non più giovanissimo executive che trova la scusa del Big Year per cercare di staccare da un lavoro che non lo interessa più (Mymovies)
A tale of man, nature, and fowl obsession by Mark Obmascik( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
'The Big Year' is Mark Obmascik's account of what was to become the greatest birding year of all time (freak weather conditions ensured all previous records were broken), as experienced by three of the biggest, most obsessive hitters in the birding world. Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2004
The Big Year (Film Tie-in) by Mark Obmascik( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Nian du niao shi The big year ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Det stora året om tre män och en passion by Mark Obmascik( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 1 library worldwide
Colorado water : the new harvest by Mark Obmascik( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
オブマシック, マーク
Languages
English (54)
German (3)
French (3)
Chinese (3)
Swedish (2)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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