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Diversions of the Field

by Donald Culross Peattie


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Diversions of the Field contains a collection of essays tackling the subjects of hunting, fishing, game animals, and wildlife throughout different regions of the country. The Atlantic called it “a refreshing animal book," and The New York Times praised Peattie's work, contending that “it is written by a naturalist, who is at heart a poet, to the land that bore him."

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Trinity University Press
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Donald Culross Peattie (Author)

Donald Culross Peattie (1898–1964) was one of the most influential American nature writers of the 20th century. Peattie was born in Chicago and grew up in Smoky Mountains in North Carolina, which sparked his interest in the immense wonders of natu...

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