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Everybody has their own little obsessions in life. For me, as a travel photographer, it's finding the perfect place to photograph a sunset from a really pretty beach. Read morePublished on January 29, 2013 by Jeff Wignall
This is a quirky autobiographical story about one man's obsessive quest to learn about an extinct bird. Read morePublished on November 26, 2010 by JWH
After several starts and rereading of the first few chapters, I finally sat down and finished The Curse of the Labrador Duck: My Obsessive Quest to the Edge of Extinction. Read morePublished on June 8, 2010 by Deborah V
Ornithologist and first-time author Glen Chilton writes of his multi-year and multi-continent quest to study every known example of the extinct Labrador Duck. Read morePublished on May 29, 2010 by USAF Veteran
Glen Chilton developed a quest... to see, and touch, every extant Labrador duck on the planet. Every beak, every egg, and every wing. Read morePublished on May 24, 2010 by R S Cobblestone
Glen Chilton is a decent storyteller, and his story of his quest to see every Labrador Duck is amusing, but somewhat lost me about halfway through. Read morePublished on January 21, 2010 by Margaret Bonham
Inside flap: "In an obsessive 82,000-mile quest for dead birds, how much trouble can one scientist get into?"
Not that much. Read more
Imagine an ornithologist, middle aged, semi balding, traversing the globe in search of ducks. Wait! These ducks are all DEAD! Now add Rick Steves. Read morePublished on December 29, 2009 by A. Sullivan
The Curse of the Labrador Duck, by Glenn Chilton, is a hard book to categorize. This book is a combination of Chilton's (admittedly) obsessive desire to see every Labrador Duck... Read morePublished on December 18, 2009 by Jojoleb