Individual Author Record
Name: Donald Culross PeattiePen Name: Donald Peattie Genre: Audience: Adult; Born: June 21, 1898 in Chicago, Illinois Died: November 16, 1964
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Illinois ConnectionPeattie was born and raised in Chicago. He also attended the University of Chicago for two years.
Biographical and Professional InformationDonald Culross Peattie, a native of Chicago, was one of the most accomplished nature writers in American letters. Among his many books, of special interest to Illinois are An Almanac for Moderns (1935), a collection of short essays- one for each day of the year- based on Peattie's observations at Kennicott's Grove near Chicago, and A Prairie Grove (1938), an imaginative history of a patch of Illinois prairie.
- A Book of Hours, 1937
- A Prairie Grove, 1938
- The Road of a Naturalist, Houghton, 1941 - reprinted by Macmillan in 1986
- Sportsman`s Country, Houghton Mifflin, 1952
- Lives of Destiny, Houghton, 1954
- Parade With Banners, World Publishing, 1957
- Patterns, National Wildlife Federation, 1991
- A Natural History of of Eastern and Central North America, Houghton, 1980
Selected Titles At Your Library
The road of a naturalist /
ISBN: 083982890X. OCLC Number: G.K. Hall,. Boston, Mass. :. 1986, ©1941.
Flowering earth /
ISBN: 0253206626. OCLC Number: Indiana University Press,. Bloomington :. ©1991.
A natural history of North American trees /
ISBN: 0618799044. OCLC Number: Houghton Mifflin,. Boston :. 2007. An informative overview of more than one hundred different tree species describes their physical characteristics, ranges, and the role they played in the history of America.
A natural history of trees of eastern and central North America /
ISBN: 0395581745. OCLC Number: Houghton Mifflin,. Boston :. ©1991. A detailed handbook giving clear descriptions and full historical information about the trees that grow in North America.
A natural history of western trees /
ISBN: 0395581753. OCLC Number: Houghton Mifflin Co.,. Boston :. ©1991.