Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, Other;
Born: 1905 in Chicago, Illinois
Deceased: 1972 in Chicago, Illinois
Leonard lived and worked in the Chicagoland area all of his life.
Biographical and Professional Information
Dubkin was an urban naturalist and Chicago writer who immersed himself in Chicago’s natural history. He wrote several books on nature in the city, wrote a widely read nature column for Lerner Newspapers in Chicago for many years, and published frequently in major national newspapers Chicago Tribune and New York Times. There is a small quarter acre park located along Ashland Avenue in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago named after him.
- The Murmer of Wings, McGraw Hill, 1944
- Enchanted Streets, Little, Brown and Company, 1947
- The White Lady: The Delightful History of a Rare Albino Bat, G. P. Putnam's Son, 1952
- Wolf Point: An Adventure in History, G. P. Putnam's Son, 1953
- The Natural History of a Yard, H. Regnery Co., 1955
- My Secret Places: One Man's Love Affair With Nature in the City, David McKay Co., 1972
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Enchanted streets;: The unlikely adventures of an urban nature lover
Release Date: 1947
THE MURMER OF WINGS
Release Date: 1944
Wolf Point: An Adventure in History
Release Date: 1953
The natural history of a yard
Release Date: 1955
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