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More Tales of a Low-Rent Birder brings together twenty-five recent essays that originally appeared in major birding publications. In these pieces, Dunne ranges from wildly humorous to sadly elegiac, as he describes everything from the "field plumage" of the dedicated birder to the lingering death of an accidentally injured golden plover. Running like a thread through all ...more
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by University of Texas Press
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Carolyn Wong
Jun 12, 2013 Carolyn Wong rated it really liked it
My favorite story in this book is "Ten!" Dunne's writing is very funny, yet informative. I can really relate to a lot of his stories because I am a birder myself. Somewhat advanced vocabulary makes it a fun read.
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Jun 24, 2014 Denis rated it it was amazing
A wide spread of stories collected from various publications, which leads to a wide spread of light and dark. An excellent read
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Apr 17, 2011 Nancy rated it really liked it
See the review of "Small-headed Flycatcher, Didn't Leave His Name." Although the specifics are different, all the observations about Dunne's writing apply.
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Cute short stories... largely heart-warming, some really strange. I liked it.
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Wonderful essays about birds and birders.
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His short stories are always wonderful!
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