Books by Pete Dunne and Complete Book Reviews

Pete Dunne. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24 (272p) ISBN 978-0-618-82221-8
Following on his Prairie Spring and Bayshore Summer, Dunne explores fall in the Arctic, which, he explains, begins on June 21, the summer solstice, "the day the sun begins its retreat, and the earth begins its six-month slide into the Inuit moon...
Pete Dunne, Author . Houghton Mifflin $12 (352p) ISBN 978-0-395-90686-6
Judging by the great number of field guides in print, bird watching is among the world's most popular avocations. Dunne (Hawks in Flight) takes a new tack, providing novice birders and those thinking of taking up the hobby with a literate and...
Pete Dunne, Author, Louise Zemaitis, Illustrator University of Texas Press $25 (156p) ISBN 978-0-292-71599-8
Friends and relatives, birds and birders, life as he sees it--Dunne covers all these topics, moving easily from humor and poignance to reflective wisdom in these 30-odd essays and stories gathered from such magazines as Audubon, American Birds and...
Pete Dunne, Author, David Allen Sibley, Author, David Allen Sibley, Illustrator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $22.95 (263p) ISBN 978-0-395-65235-0
What distinguishes birds of prey from other birds is that they exhibit so many modes of flight; they have mastered the wind in every conceivable manner, the author points out. Dunne introduces 34 species of diurnal raptors--kites, vultures, falcons,
Pete Dunne, Author, Linda Dunne, Photographer . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt $22 (274p) ISBN 978-0-618-82220-1
Dunne (Golden Wings ) presents an intimate account of a two-month trek—accompanied by photographer wife Linda—following the coming of spring across America’s prairie grasslands. Theirs is an odyssey into “the time of...
Pete Dunne, Author, Linda Dunne, Photographer, Linda Dunne, With Dutton Books $25 (384p) ISBN 978-0-525-93392-2
Toward the beginning of this diary of a birder's ideal year, Dunne ( Hawks in Flight ) describes the sighting of a Ross Gull in Newburyport, Mass., as ``the equivalent of reaching into your pockets for change and coming out with the Hope Diamond.''...
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